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by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: USA: 'Review of "The Reading Strategies Book"' by Stephen Parker - very revealing!
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USA: 'Review of "The Reading Strategies Book"' by Stephen Parker - very revealing!

Blogger Stephen Parker goes to great trouble, yet again, to review a guidance book potentially causing teachers to adopt very poor teaching methods in their classrooms in America: https://www.parkerphonics.com/post/a-review-of-the-reading-strategies-book A Review of "The Reading Strategies Book...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: The Quirky Teacher: 'The EYFS butterfly and the storm in Year Seven'
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The Quirky Teacher: 'The EYFS butterfly and the storm in Year Seven'

Here is more important food for thought from the blog 'The Quirky Teacher' about the format and consequences of early years provision:

The EYFS butterfly and the storm in Year Seven


https://thequirkyteacher.wordpress.com/ ... ear-seven/
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Education Blogs & Websites of Interest
Topic: Blog: 3-STAR LEARNING EXPERIENCES
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Views: 2510

Blog: 3-STAR LEARNING EXPERIENCES

Thank you to John Walker for drawing my attention to this blog and this piece in particular by Paul Kirschner and Mirjam Neelen: ARE COMPREHENSIVE READING ASSESSMENTS UNFAIR? NO COMPREHENSION WITHOUT PRIOR KNOWLEDGE October 15, 2019 Paul A. Kirschner & Mirjam Neelen https://3starlearningexperien...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: More progress in Australia: 'Phonics checks loom for university graduates'
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Views: 1356

More progress in Australia: 'Phonics checks loom for university graduates'

Read about more promising progress for research-informed reading instruction in Australia in ' The Australian ': Phonics checks loom for university graduates https://www.theaustralian.com.au/nation/politics/phonics-checks-loom-for-university-graduates/news-story/b1d5d6e8813720c15d6ece99bc6fae57 EXCL...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: Daniel Willingham: 'Who to believe on Twitter?'
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Daniel Willingham: 'Who to believe on Twitter?'

Daniel Willingham steps into a bit of a Twitter storm with his observations: Who to believe in Twitter? http://www.danielwillingham.com/daniel-willingham-science-and-education-blog/who-to-believe-on-twitter?fbclid=IwAR3JHwggK4-D34d9VHERjEUUuzydReBSw3VqnT-ors7guJeV05ly4xuZvRc A recent tweet caught my...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Research and Recommended Reading
Topic: Dr Kerry Hempenstall: 'Morphology - what's all the fuss about' May 2019
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Dr Kerry Hempenstall: 'Morphology - what's all the fuss about' May 2019

Here is another collection of research summaries - this time featuring 'morphology' - kindly provided by Dr Kerry Hempenstall. Isn't he phenomenal! We are indebted to Kerry for his amazing range of posts and papers summarising the research findings: Morphology - what's all the fuss about? May 2019 D...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: The Ontario (Canada) Human Rights Commission has announced a 'Right to Read' Public Inquiry
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The Ontario (Canada) Human Rights Commission has announced a 'Right to Read' Public Inquiry

Thank you to Dr Linda Siegel for notifying us of this very important announcement: The Ontario (Canada) Human Rights Commission has announced a Right to Read Public Inquiry http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/news_centre/ohrc-launches-right-read-public-inquiry Here is the announcement but fast forward to 13:55...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Fri Oct 04, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Research and Recommended Reading
Topic: 'Decoding strategies as predictors of reading skill: A follow-on study'
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Views: 1206

'Decoding strategies as predictors of reading skill: A follow-on study'

This study suggests how important it is for those children who present with early (precocious) reading strategies and good vocabularies to, nevertheless, be taught the letter/s-sound correspondences of the English alphabetic code explicitly - along with the phonics skill of all-through-the-printed-w...

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