Reading for Life Conference 2014

Reading for Life Conference in Uppsala Sweden, November 20 & 21, 2014, including the launch of the new European Reading to Learn Network. Keynote speakers include Professor Caroline Coffin and Professor Carlos Gouveia.

NSW Board of Studies publishes R2L Intro

The NSW Board of Studies has published a multimodal online professional learning resource, introducing R2L.

R2L in Scandinavia

R2L continues to grow in Sweden and Finland. See the R2L Gothenburg facebook page. R2L presented at keynotes at The Language Education ForumHelsinki, organised by Finnish National Board of Education, and Swedish as a second language conference, organised by Skolporten.

New science and maths videos

Open the Classroom Videos menu tab above to see demonstration lessons with science and maths classes

Report on R2L results

Major R2L teacher training program in western NSW shows massive growth, from kindergarten to high school.

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Reading to Learn is one of the world's most powerful literacy programs. It is designed to enable all learners at all levels of education to read and write successfully, at levels appropriate to their age, grade and area of study. The Reading to Learn strategies have been independently evaluated to consistently accelerate the learning of all students at twice to more than four times expected rates, across all schools and classes, and among students from all backgrounds and ability ranges.

The program has been developed over ten years with teachers of primary, secondary and tertiary students across Australia and internationally, to integrate reading and writing with teaching the curriculum at all year levels. The strategies apply cuttting edge research in classroom learning, and language across the curriculum, in a form that is accessible, practical and meets the needs of teachers and students.

The Reading to Learn program can be accessed as a teacher professional learning program, or by ordering the teacher resource package and training DVDs directly.

This website sets out the principles of the Reading to Learn program, and the people and programs around the world. Reports and articles on the methodology can be downloaded for free, and the teacher resource package can be ordered online.

Detailed Reading - Stories in primary years

Detailed Reading - Factual texts in secondary

Beginning reading and writing - Early years

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