Through reading, students can be
transported through time and space, and the beauty of books is often in the imagination of the reader. Author James Hartley shows us how to use creative writing activities to encourage to students to imagine and invent new stories and worlds.
Resolving subjective differences can be challenging, but being able to think deeply about complex issues and communicate why we think a certain way is an important skill for students to develop. Steven Campbell-Harris shares some approaches to move beyond intuitive responses to difficult questions.
Engaged readers tend to talk about what they’re reading and discuss how they relate to it. Jori Krulder shows how to engage and inspire an authentic love of reading through one-to-one conferences with students.
Far from being just a repository for books, libraries play an important role in social learning and the health and well-being of children and society as a
, argues Sue Williamson.