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Volume 39, No. 1

Examining persuasive techniques using visual and digital texts

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Jennifer Asha, literacy educator, demonstrates how teachers can use questioning to explore the persuasive techniques used in 4 exemplary digital texts.

Read the article, Examining persuasive techniques using visual and digital texts by Jennifer Asha.

Interoception as a proactive tool to decrease challenging behaviour

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Dr Emma Goodall, author, researcher and education consultant, explains the benefits of teaching interoception skills, and shares practical teaching activities using three online resources.

Read the article, Interoception as a proactive tool to decrease challenging behaviour by Dr Emma Goodall.

Enhancing memory for learning: Teachers' journeys of implementing memory strategies in their classrooms

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Dr Richard Johnson, Dr Sam Ginsberg and Dr Naomi Wilks-Smith report on a pilot project that focused on the research-practice nexus of memory for learning that was conducted with primary and secondary school teachers within one K-12 co-educational college.

Read the article, Enhancing memory for learning: Teachers' journeys of implementing memory strategies in their classrooms by Dr Richard Johnson, Dr Sam Ginsberg and Dr Naomi Wilks-Smith.

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ASLA proudly reveals Dr Margaret Merga as the keynote speaker for a series of Literacy Research Summits to be held nationally in May 2020. Join us to explore practical applications of Dr Merga's ideas and gain workplace strategies for school library advocacy. This will include guidance in developing a strong, research-based program to raise literacy levels

The program includes expert speakers, facilitated workshops and panel discussions, and contributes 6 hours of NESA registered PD.

Register now for the Sydney event:
Saturday 16 May 2020, 9am-4pm
State Library of NSW
Members $150 | Non-Members $225

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