LEARNING AT CRANBOURNE WEST PRIMARY SCHOOL

LEARNING AT CRANBOURNE WEST PRIMARY SCHOOL

Our learning program is in full swing and our aim of a quiet and orderly environment as our first priority is being achieved. Our Literacy, Numeracy and Learn by Design programs are being implemented by everyone through-out the school.

LITERACY PROGRAMS

CAFÉ

Our CAFÉ reading program has proven to be very successful with our students. Each day they are involved in one of the following key aspects of reading:

COMPREHENSION

ACCURACY

FLUENCY

EXPANDING THEIR VOCABULARY

The structure of each lesson comprises:

Explicit Teaching

Independent Learning

Target Teaching

Reflection

It is expected that all teachers use the Rule of Three

Define the strategy they are using in Explicit session

Revisit/recall the strategies taught that day at the end of the day

Eg: in reading today we learnt

Recall/remind the students about the strategy the next day before beginning the new strategy

VOICES

Our writing strategy involves the following:

VOCABULARY

ORGANISATION

IDEAS

CONVENTIONS

EDITING

SHARING

The structure of each lesson comprises:

Explicit Teaching

Independent Learning

Target Teaching

Reflection

I will include our TiLER Numeracy program in a future editorial.

Andrew Bergmeier