Saturday, March 5, 2011

New Zealand Literacy Success Shared

Field Elementary class with Lyn Reggett
Lead Speech Language Pathologist Claudia Dunaway, left, Lyn Reggett and Kristen Silva in Silva's first grade class at Field Elementary School.
New Zealander Lynn Reggett is guest teacher in Kristen Silva's first grade class at Field Elementary School during a visit to share literacy teaching methods from the island nation.

Sponsored by San Diego Unified's Special Education and Literacy Department, the visit gave students the opportunity to take a lesson from Reggett on shared reading and writing.

Teachers were also in attendance for the Jan. 27 session, observing Reggett's methods.

With one of the highest literacy rates in the industrialized world, New Zealand has achieved international renown for the high quality of its literacy education.

For more information, contact Linda Earlston at (858) 273-3323.

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