Lighting the way to Literacy

 

Creating meaningful literacy programs in early childhood - with Megan Daley 

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Spaces and places for reading

Learn and share ideas and resources for enriched spaces and places for reading

Gain Confidence

Feel confident about your pedagogical approach to teaching and learning about literature, reading and language in the early years

Ideas to foster literacy development

Gain resource and curriculum ideas to ensure your educational programs are relevant, evidence-based and genuinely foster literacy development

This in-service professional development has two components:

1) Classroom visit workshop

  • Educators will observe Megan working with 1-2 age groups at their own facility.

  • This will be followed by a reflection on the observed interactions and discussion about practical ways in which educators can embed literacy into their daily practice.

  • Please note that this mentoring session must take place during facility operating hours.

2) In-service mini workshop

  • A whole team workshop usually delivered in the evening, over 2 hours, out of operational hours.

  • This interactive and information professional development session will inspire educators with new ideas and effective pedagogical approaches to teaching about literacy in the early years. 

About Megan Daley

Megan Daley is passionate about children’s literature and sharing it with young and old alike. She firmly believes that YA literature is far better than adult literature and that picture books are works of art which should adorn the walls of art galleries and libraries. She blogs about all things literary, library and tech at www.childrensbooksdaily.com.

Megan is a Teacher Librarian and was recently awarded the Qld Teacher Librarian of the Year by The School Library Association of Queensland. In late 2017 she was awarded the national Dromken Librarians Award, presented at the State Library of Victoria.Megan is a former National Vice President of the Children’s Book Council of Australia, a judge on the Queensland Literary Awards, a sessional academic at Qld University of Technology in the Early Childhood department and an editor for the Ipswich District Teacher Librarian Network Book Week publication. Megan writes academic journal articles and newsy pieces for online and print parenting magazines espousing the virtues of quality children’s literature. She is a regular on the ‘BookWorms’ show on 612ABC radio and presents at conferences and literary events. She is on the Qld chapter of the board of the Australian Children’s Laureate and the Publications Committee of the National Library of Australia. She thinks sleep is overrated and her first book, aimed at parents and educators of young children, is being published by UQP and is due out in early 2019.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Education in Early ChildhoodGraduate Diploma in Teacher LibrarianshipMasters of Education in Innovative Teaching and Learning: Technology

Read Megan's latest article - Creating Readers
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