Teaching the language of climate change
science in years 6/7: the greenhouse effect
By Louise Kelly and Michael Cannavan
Years 6/7 teachers Michael Cannavan and Louise Kelly provide an account of teaching a language-focused Science topic and explain some of the theoretical understandings about language and pedagogy that underpinned teaching and learning in their class.
Reading models: Putting the jigsaw together
By Dr Bronwyn Parkin
‘This PETAA Paper has one simple purpose: to look at some of the most familiar models of reading, view them from the perspective of the broader context of language development, see how they fit with each other, and work out their strengths and limitations.’
Teaching Language, Literacy and Literature using Augmented Reality
By Dr Dr Lynde Tan, Angela Thomas and Alice Chik, with Nita Novianti and Grant Jones
This PETAA Paper — as a preliminary product of the most recent PETAA Research Grant — describes reviews and evaluates augmented reality (AR) apps to provide an introduction to AR apps and their potential for classroom use.
Also find a webinar on this topic with Dr Lynde Tan
Exploring explanations: The how and why of things
By Katina Zammit
This PETAA Paper focuses on sequential and causal explanations used in primary years, to unpack a range of valuable insights for teaching and understanding around language vocabulary and grammar.