Approaches to integrating literacy

 

Teachers and trainers can plan and use methods that reduce unnecessary literacy barriers to learning the core content. This section shows you strategies that will help learners deal effectively with the necessary course-related literacy practices.

  • Use a variety of teaching methods

    Use a variety of teaching methods

    The best way of making sure that all members of the group engage with all of the subject content is to use several different teaching methods.

  • Language development and verbal communication

    Language development and verbal communication

    Ensure learners have opportunities to hear, see and use new vocabulary in a variety of contexts in the subject area.

  • Reading strategies in the subject areas

    Reading strategies in the subject areas

    Confident readers don’t read everything in the same way but rather use different strategies depending on what the purpose of their reading is.

  • Writing strategies

    Writing strategies

    Different subjects and vocational areas make different writing demands on learners.

  • Numeracy in the subject area

    Numeracy in the subject area

    Check whether learners understand the maths terminology in the subject area.

  • ICT in the subject area

    ICT in the subject area

    Become familiar with the digital technology involved in your course.