Promotion of a Reading Culture in Schools

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Keep Reading infographic

A Chapter A Day: Tips to help you keep reading

Taking part in A Chapter A Day? Here are our tips to keep up the reading habit

Reading Log or Shelfie. Perfect for book tracking and 40 book challenge. Color code genres...kids love this.

Reading Shelfies and Snapshots (Visual Reading Logs)

Ready to revamp your reading logs? Do it with Shelfies and Snapshots! In this purchase are several formats for students to record the books that they read through the year, over school breaks, and even a read-a-thon recording sheet for the entire class.Sheflies! Pretty cool, huh? As your students co...

How to choose a book - from the learning unlimited blog:

11 Tips for How to Choose A Book {Bookmark} l Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog

How to choose a book - from the learning unlimited blog:

The most fun you've ever had introducing Literature Circles! Check out this blog post for details!

Host a Book Tasting in Your Classroom!

A blog about teaching middle school ELA and math.

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10 ways to get the most out of silent reading

10 ways to get the most out of silent reading

There's a worry some students don’t get enough opportunity to enjoy silent reading in schools. Here's some advice on how to change that.

An excellent article by Margaret Merga and Shannon Mason on factors that impact the building of a school reading culture. The article discusses the influence school leaders and teachers have on the development and maintenance of a school reading culture.

Building a school reading culture: Teacher librarians’ perceptions of enabling and constraining factors - Margaret Kristin Merga, Shannon Mason, 2019

A supportive school reading culture is an educative context in which there is availability, opportunity, encouragement and support for reading. Little is known about whether Australian schools acti...

Interesting research conducted on the impact of teacher-librarians on literacy development in Gold Coast schools in 2013. A key finding at schools with a qualified teacher-librarian was: - 50% had NAPLAN scores higher than the NAPLAN national mean scores for reading and writing for corresponding year group At schools without a qualified teacher-librarian: - School NAPLAN scores were consistently below national mean score for NAPLAN reading & writing

School libraries, teacher-librarians and their contribution to student literacy development

Interesting research conducted on the impact of teacher-librarians on literacy development in Gold Coast schools in 2013. A key finding at schools with a qualified teacher-librarian was: - 50% had NAPLAN scores higher than the NAPLAN national mean scores for reading and writing for corresponding year group At schools without a qualified teacher-librarian: - School NAPLAN scores were consistently below national mean score for NAPLAN reading & writing

A fantastic resource created by children's author Peter Carnavas. This blogpost includes a series of beautifully illustrated infographics on the various aspects of creating a reading culture -Reading, Events, Programs, Relationships, Students and Environment. A great resource to share with staff in your school.

Build a Reading Culture

I asked teacher-librarians for their favourite and most effective ideas to build a strong reading culture in schools. The response was overwhelming, and I've collated the ideas under six categories: Reading, Events, Programs, Relationships, Students and Environment. Many thanks to everybody who responded with such enthusiasm and generosity. Select an image to open in a new…

A blog post I wrote on the promotion of a reading culture. Useful tips for building a classroom reading community. Also includes another useful sources for future reference

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A blog post I wrote on the promotion of a reading culture. Useful tips for building a classroom reading community. Also includes another useful sources for future reference

Scholastic - Kids and Family Reading Report. Some interesting findings particularly on the amount of time students have for independent reading in class and how many are actually getting this time in Australian classrooms.

Kids & Family Reading Report

With offices in 16 countries, Scholastic is the largest publisher and distributor of children's books in the world, serving millions of children, families and schools.

A lovely illustrated blog post that discusses Michael Rosen's Twenty Tips for a Book-loving School. Easy tips to get you started on building a school reading culture.

Pete the Librarian

He writes. He draws. He teaches. He... librarians.

Keep Reading infographic

A Chapter A Day: Tips to help you keep reading

Taking part in A Chapter A Day? Here are our tips to keep up the reading habit

The importance of being a "Reading Teacher" - a teacher who reads and models reading for pleasure to their students.

'We must encourage adults to read for pleasure, too'

Reading for pleasure: Adult learners who engage in reading and writing outside of college make more progress in it, finds Kerry Scattergood

Reading Log or Shelfie. Perfect for book tracking and 40 book challenge. Color code genres...kids love this.

Reading Shelfies and Snapshots (Visual Reading Logs)

Ready to revamp your reading logs? Do it with Shelfies and Snapshots! In this purchase are several formats for students to record the books that they read through the year, over school breaks, and even a read-a-thon recording sheet for the entire class.Sheflies! Pretty cool, huh? As your students co...

The important role teacher librarians and libraries play in promoting a reading culture in schools. Includes words of wisdom from Australian Children's Laureate 2018-2019 Morris Gleitzmann

Morris Gleitzman on the uniquely contributive role of school libraries

Australian Children's Laureate Morris Gleitzman discusses the uniquely contributive role of school libraries, and how parents and supporters can work together to ensure students have access to strong school library services.

Top tips from teachers and teacher-librarians on how to get every child in your school reading for pleasure. Lots of practical advice here from event and reading promotion ideas for the classroom.

Teacher top tips: how to get every child reading for pleasure

School librarians and teachers from around the country have shared their favourite ways to help students love reading. Can you try a few of these top tips at your school?

This article discusses the importance of classroom libraries in improving reading performance.

This article discusses the importance of classroom libraries in improving reading performance.

How to choose a book - from the learning unlimited blog:

11 Tips for How to Choose A Book {Bookmark} l Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog

How to choose a book - from the learning unlimited blog:

The most fun you've ever had introducing Literature Circles! Check out this blog post for details!

Host a Book Tasting in Your Classroom!

A blog about teaching middle school ELA and math.

An engaging video which share ten practical tips for creating a reading culture in your school and classroom.

Simon Smith on Twitter

“Here are my top 10 tips for making reading the thing in your school. https://t.co/pOjSIfnRS5”