A March update from Manawatu

The National Literacy Association 2018 Conference , Literacy Landscapes, October 3-5 in Palmerston North will offer a simply outstanding mix of keynotes and workshops ai??i?? featuring a diverse range of current issues and key trends in literacy education .
Presentersai??i?? backgrounds include : International research in digital literacy ( Dr. Bernadette Dwyer ): Merging interventions and collaborative leadership ( Prof. Janet Gaffney): Neuroscience implications for everyday practice ( Nathan Wallis): Culturally responsive literacy practice ( Rae Si ai???ilata) :Children as recreational readers ( Rob Southam )

Many educators will recognise NZai??i??s own Professor Peter Johnston ai??i?? (Prof. Emiterus ,University of Albany NY , Reading Hall of Fame ) author of ai??? Choice Wordsai??? which has been honoured by Literacy Research Association as having ai??? demonstrably and positively influenced literacy teaching in classrooms..ai???
Opportunities continue for inspiration by Lit Quiz founder Wayne Mills: one of NZ most recognisable picture book creators : in depth time with 6 more NZ authors: and motivational speaker Suzy Johnston .

This is an impressively robust professional development event with sessions for all -for more information ai??i?? see National Literacy Association website.