Teaching refers to the act of delivering instruction. The role of the teacher is to provide instruction that responds to the many needs of students. In this section, some teaching strategies and approaches are provided.
Shared reading is an effective way to engage students in meaningful reading experiences. This resource provides a step-by-step process to support those interested in using shared reading with their students.
Shared Reading (210K)
Interactive writing is an excellent kindergarten through grade 2 teaching and learning activity that supports strong reading and writing connections. Through interactive writing, students learn about the process of writing as they plan and write together with the support of their teacher.
Interactive Writing (113K)
This short user-friendly guide introduces teachers and parents to activities that can be used with students to promote flexible letter learning by using the Alphabet Chart.
Suggested Uses for the Alphabet Charts (301K)
This short user-friendly guide introduces teachers and parents to activities that can be used with students to promote flexible letter learning by using the Island Alphabet Books.
Suggested Activities for Using the Island Alphabet Books and Beyond (427K)
Because the Pacific languages are phonetically regular—with a one-to-one match between sounds and symbols—alphabet instruction takes on a different emphasis from the common English alphabet. This guide provides instructional activities that teachers can use to support children’s knowledge and use of their Pacific island alphabetic systems.
Strategies for Learning the Pohnpei Alphabet (340K)