Teachers are “enabling adults”, who play a crucial role in enabling students to become readers. Providing access to a wide variety of books and formats, and working with the school librarian, helps create a reader-friendly school library.
Creating readers strategies
Explore strategies for use in school libraries, classrooms and across the curriculum to support and create engaged and motivated readers.
Collaboration and ongoing communication between library staff and English teachers are essential to ensure the best possible outcome for students and the school’s NCEA programme.
Competence in reading and writing underpins students’ engagement with all areas of the New Zealand Curriculum. It also enables students to develop the key competencies needed to achieve National Standards and subsequently NCEA.