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NDCO Perspective Matters podcast #4 Literacy

Region 15 Mark Cottee - Monday, August 06, 2018

Podcast # 4 Literacy Learnings, Steve Capp, Principal from West Bentleigh Primary School.

On the 26th July over fifty school literacy leaders came together on the border to hear from Steve Capp, Principal Bentleigh West Primary School to discuss a considered approach to improving literacy levels across all grades. This talk outlines the role of evidence based reading instruction, it's relevance to improving results for students with dyslexia, and the importance of considering a suite tools such as phonetic awareness and multi sensory learning.

To listen to this episode of the NDCO Perspective Matters podcast - CLICK HERE

Also note the following resource links that accompany this episode:

  • Powerpoint used during the discussion. Includes additional resource links: CLICK HERE
  • Dyslexia in the Classroom, support document: CLICK HERE
Further note - back in 2016 the NDCO program helped facilitate a workshop focusing on this subject via what was/is called 'Outside the Square' project. In this workshop we featured a series of videos to further demonstrate the concepts and ideas mentioned by Steve Capp. I note that these videos are now available on YouTube:


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