A primary school in Hobart’s northern suburbs has dramatically improved its students’ literacy by blending innovative ways of teaching with tried and true methods.
- Almost half of Tasmanian adults are functionally illiterate, meaning they don’t have the literacy or numeracy skills needed to function in a technology-driven world
- In 2016, Hobart’s Rosetta Primary realised some of its students were not improving as they should
- Since introducing a new method of teaching, some students’ tests show more than a year of learning in just 12 months
In 2016, senior staff at Rosetta Primary realised some students’ results were not improving as they should.
It sparked the curiosity of advanced skills teacher Deb Button — and her research and…