Link 4 Learning
By Penny Ryder
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The purpose of Link4Learning is to strengthen the partnership between parents and teachers in education. This podcast focuses on education related issues with tips for bridging the home/school gap. Ideas and suggestions include "real life" examples as well as internet based resources. To begin with, the focus is on K-6 education supporting children and their families with English and Math. We will also consider how parents can become involved through School Board or Parents Groups.
|1||VideoMaths Activity #1 - Number Patterns||At a recent Parent Information Evening, parents of my students requested some information on how we teach Maths these days. A lot of what we do involves mental computations, but we also teach the written algorithms. Over the next couple of months I am goi||20 2 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 6 - Research Skills||Description: This episode addresses how you can assist your child in the development of research skills. Key Points and Links: 1. Before you start, discuss what your child already knows and what they plan to find out. 2. Consider together the best places||5 12 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 5 - Reading - Once They Can Read||Description This episode provides some direction for supporting and encouraging your children once they've learnt to read and have begun reading independently. In Review: Early Years Are Learning Years Top 5 Books for a Baby - Sandra Foyt Tips for how to||2 11 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 4 - Reading - Early Attempts||Description This episode addresses how to support your child as they begin reading in the early years of school. Key Points and Links 1. Read Together - Enjoy and Discuss Spaghetti Book Club Jack Prelutsky's Poetry The Magic School Bus (at Scholastic) Var||18 10 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 3 - Reading - Immersion in Literature||Description This episode addresses ways to immerse your child in literature during the early years to prepare them for reading as they enter school. Key Points and Links 1. Read aloud to your child regularly Ten Read-Aloud Commandments - Mem Fox And do it||9 10 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast Episode 2 - Finding out what your child is learning||Description This episode addresses the ways you can keep in touch with what is happening in your child's classroom. We begin with the back-to-school night, or parent information session, and then look at ways to keep in touch throughout the year. Links Ma||5 10 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast Episode 1 - An Introduction||Welcome to the first episode of Link 4 Learning. Strenthening the partnership between parents and teachers in education. In this episode I give you an idea of my background and fill you in on my goals for this podcast. I realise that it requires a team ef||2 10 2008||Free||View In iTunes|