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by Nancy Young
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: We have lost stalwart campaigner Robert Sweet Jnr - Our thoughts go out to his wife, Joy, and the family
Replies: 8
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Re: We have lost stalwart campaigner Robert Sweet Jnr - Our thoughts go out to his wife, Joy, and the family

I was very saddened to hear of Bob's passing. Not only did I have huge respect for his work, but in my personal communications with him (which I feel so privileged to have had) I was always struck by his ability to radiate such kindness whilst sharing his vast knowledge. He imprinted the world in su...
by Nancy Young
Wed Dec 16, 2015 6:26 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Forum at Uni of Chester: Do teachers 'know best' how to teach 'their' pupils?
Replies: 1
Views: 2387

Re: Forum at Uni of Chester: Do teachers 'know best' how to teach 'their' pupils?

When I hear people talk about teacher autonomy as it relates to the teaching of reading, my response is, "In granting teachers autonomy, are we putting the future autonomy of our learners at risk?" Given that research has shown 40% of learners will fail to read without explicit instruction...
by Nancy Young
Mon Dec 14, 2015 12:28 am
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: A glimpse into the situation in Canada - including references to Reading Recovery
Replies: 4
Views: 3356

A glimpse into the situation in Canada - including references to Reading Recovery

I am a Canadian teacher who is honoured to join the conversation(s) on this forum. At present my teaching practice is focused primarily on educating and providing consulting support (program analysis, coaching, Level B assessment etc.) for teachers and parents in the area of research-based reading a...

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