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by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic - warm wishes to everyone from the IFERI members
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Coronavirus pandemic - warm wishes to everyone from the IFERI members

The people of the world are reeling from the spread of the coronavirus. The situation is horrifying.

There are no words that can adequately express our warm wishes to everyone at this upsetting time.

Love to one and all.

The IFERI committee members

Members of the IFERI Advisory Group
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: This is a MUST WATCH video of IFERI committee members giving evidence in Scotland - but relevant internationally
Replies: 23
Views: 22578

Re: This is a MUST WATCH video of IFERI committee members giving evidence in Scotland - but relevant internationally

Here is the update from Anne via Twitter:


Anne Glennie
@anneglennie
Petition hearing cancelled. Glasgow airport is eerily quiet.
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: This is a MUST WATCH video of IFERI committee members giving evidence in Scotland - but relevant internationally
Replies: 23
Views: 22578

Re: This is a MUST WATCH video of IFERI committee members giving evidence in Scotland - but relevant internationally

Anne Glennie was invited to write a further submission for a hearing on Wednesday 18th March, 2020: https://www.parliament.scot/S5_Education/Meeting%20Papers/20200318ES_Public_papers.pdf EDUCATION AND SKILLS COMMITTEE AGENDA 7th Meeting, 2020 (Session 5) Wednesday 18 March 2020 The Committee will me...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Fri Mar 13, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: Eng: Ruth Miskin Training and associates to run English Hubs Training Centre WATCH THIS SPACE!
Replies: 7
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Re: Eng: Ruth Miskin Training and associates to run English Hubs Training Centre WATCH THIS SPACE!

This piece in the TES has been flagged up via Twitter but I have responded asking why there is no information about the high-quality named programmes and their training that are also funded or part-funded in this initiative: English Hubs: What they are and why you should use them Need to help with e...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Thu Mar 12, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Research and Recommended Reading
Topic: 'Advancing our Students' Language and Literacy' by Marilyn Jager Adams
Replies: 0
Views: 2197

'Advancing our Students' Language and Literacy' by Marilyn Jager Adams

Thank you to Brant for recommending this article via the DDOLL network: The article below by Marilyn Adams has a section that is very helpful in understanding how many words children need to know, and how they learn those words. The vocabulary section begins on pg. 5 of the article. It provides a st...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: 2016 PIRLS results
Replies: 12
Views: 5938

Re: 2016 PIRLS results

Thank you to Susan Godsland for flagging up this report: Susan Godsland @SusanGodsland Troubling trends: An international decline in attitudes toward reading -except in England and Iran: https://iea.nl/sites/default/files/2020-03/Compass_brief_8_Troubling-trends.pdf Troubling trends: An internationa...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: USA: Mark Seidenberg's site 'Reading Matters - Connecting Science and Education'
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USA: Mark Seidenberg's site 'Reading Matters - Connecting Science and Education'

Mark Seidenberg's site makes a great contribution to important information available via the internet - it's a 'must' visit:

Reading Matters

Connecting Science and Education



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by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Education Blogs & Websites of Interest
Topic: Mark Seidenberg's blog/site: 'Reading Matters - Connecting Science and Education'
Replies: 1
Views: 2267

Re: Mark Seidenberg's blog/site: 'Reading Matters - Connecting Science and Education'

I'm cross-referencing this thread with one I started some time ago of reviews of Mark Seidenberg's very popular book - originally recommended by Bob Sweet and Sir Jim Rose. There is also some video footage of Mark Seidenberg:

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by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Research and Recommended Reading
Topic: Mark Seidenberg's 'Language at the Speed of Sight'
Replies: 9
Views: 8069

Re: Mark Seidenberg's 'Language at the Speed of Sight'

Hooray - Mark Seidenberg has a blog/site which I have now added to our 'Education Blogs and Websites of Interest' forum - it's a 'must' visit!

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by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Education Blogs & Websites of Interest
Topic: Mark Seidenberg's blog/site: 'Reading Matters - Connecting Science and Education'
Replies: 1
Views: 2267

Mark Seidenberg's blog/site: 'Reading Matters - Connecting Science and Education'

Mark Seidenberg's blog is very welcome. It focuses on research and events in the United States but makes an invaluable contribution internationally: Reading Matters Connecting Science and Education https://seidenbergreading.net A site about “how people read, why so many people can’t, and what can be...

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