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Literacy in Secondary Schools

How to improve literacy in secondary school subjects:

practical, research-based information

for Australian secondary schools

Disciplinary literacy

in subject areas

An evidence-based approach to literacy in secondary schools

Effective literacy pedagogy in the   classroom

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DISCIPLINARY LITERACY IN SUBJECT AREAS

Each secondary school subject has its own 'significant, identifiable and distinctive' literacies (ACARA). Literacy in Secondary Schools is about helping teachers and students communicate like experts in the subject area.

 
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Literacy and subject areas are intertwined. We can teach literacy and the subject at the same time.

Dr Trish Weekes

Academic, literacy researcher, literacy consultant and

publisher of Literacy Works resources for secondary school subjects

AN EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACH TO LITERACY

Secondary schools need an approach to literacy that is based on the latest research as well as a model of literacy that make sense for faculties, teachers and students. 

 
 

EFFECTIVE LITERACY PEDAGOGY IN THE CLASSROOM

Secondary school teachers need to know what teaching strategies are most effective for building the literacy skills of their students, and how to teach literacy and the subject content at the same time. 

 
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Want to know more?

I have prepared a FREE resource for teachers in secondary schools who want to know how to improve literacy across all subject areas.

Find out about 6 practical steps you can take to improve literacy across subject areas in your secondary school.

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Or send me an email trish@literacyworks.com.au.

Dr Trish Weekes