NZLA Literacy Forum Volume 36 No 1 2021

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  • From the President – Sarah McCord
  • From the Editor – Stephanie Dix
  • Growing learners’ spoken language capabilities: Creating optimal classroom conditions – Jannie van Hees
  • Poetry with Room 9 – Scotty Delemare
  • Digital tools to support reading and writing poetry – Andrea Robertson
  • The simple view of reading: Understanding the components that contribute to reading comprehension – Clare Spicer
  • A respite from the weight of words: the IBBY Silent Book Exhibition at the University of Waikato – Nicola Daly
  • Engaging Literate Minds Peter H. Johnston, Kathy Champeau, Andrea Hartwig, Sarah Helmer, Merry Komar, Tara Krueger, and Laurie McCarthy – Reviewed by Heather Bell
  • Book Reviews New Zealand Disasters: Our response, resilience and recovery – Maria Gill and Marco Ivancic – Reviewed by Zac McCallum
  • Book Review – The House at the Edge of Magic – Amy Sparkes – Reviewed by Zac McCallum
  • Congratulations to Apolonia Tamata
  • News from the Councils, Auckland, Hawke’s Bay, Tai Tokerau, Taranaki, Wellington