A Balanced Reading Programme – Reviewing the Approaches

Professional development (PD) Bay of Plenty, Canterbury

Posted: 19 November 2020
Notice reference #: 1HAEXQ

Session 1: An overview of a balanced reading programme

  • Unpacking the reading process
  • Creating opportunities for oral language in the reading programme.

Session 2: Shared reading

  • Using the shared reading approach at all levels of the school to explicitly teach comprehension, critical thinking and decoding.

Session 3: Guided reading

  • Planning and organising guided reading lessons
  • Reviewing a range of generic activities that engage students, reduce teacher planning and offer an alternative to worksheets.

Session 4: Independent reading

  • Reviewing the importance of independent reading, including ideas to motivate and engage students in the reading process.

Events summary


04 March 2021 – 04 March 2021

Bay of Plenty

30 June 2021 – 30 June 2021

Further information

Contact: Sasha Farry

 (03) 9746590