Rob Southam – Sales Manager and Books in Homes Manager, Scholastic New Zealand
Rob Southam has teaching experience across a variety of age groups. She is a trained Reading Recovery Teacher and has edited a book for NZ Teachers called Simply Starting. Rob has presented workshops and seminars to principals, secondary and primary teachers, and parents. Rob’s work around Boys and Literacy is well known through all sectors of NZ Education, and she has presented at two International Literacy Conferences.
Rob is currently working at Scholastic New Zealand.
Session: Access, Choice and Practice - Improving the Life time Readership Odds for Every Child plus Emerging Trends in Children’s Recreational Reading
Rob Southam speaks about current global thinking and research on children as recreational readers. She discusses emerging trends in recreational reading, and highlights practical strategies, ideas and tips for teachers and parents to develop recreational readership, regardless of gender, age or ability.