Teaching Language, Literacy and Literature using Augmented Reality
By Dr Dr Lynde Tan, Angela Thomas and Alice Chik, with Nita Novianti and Grant Jones
This PETAA Paper — as a preliminary product of the most recent PETAA Research Grant — describes reviews and evaluates augmented reality (AR) apps to provide an introduction to AR apps and their potential for classroom use.
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Exploring explanations: The how and why of things
By Katrina Zammit
This PETAA Paper focuses on sequential and causal explanations used in primary years, to unpack a range of valuable insights for teaching and understanding around language vocabulary and grammar.
Rocks in the head:
Children and the language of Geography
By Beverly Derewianka
This PETAA Paper describes an action learning project involving a class of seven-year-olds in a country school in Australia . Their teacher, Fran Egan, had been introduced to Michael Halliday's Functional Grammar (2007) and was keen to try applying her new insights about language in her classroom.
Writing the Future: authors in schools project
By Tracy Grice
This PETAA Paper by literacy coach and creator of the Writers Read podcast Tracy Grice outlines the work that author-in-residence Louise Park undertook at Concordia College in 2018, with a focus on Year 5 students, as part of PETAA’s Writing the Future outreach supported by the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund.