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David Didau: 'What is the Phonics Screening Check For?'

Posted: Sat May 18, 2019 12:37 pm
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
This post by literacy specialist David Didau was written in 2016 but it still very interesting and relevant to discussions around the purpose of a national phonics screening check. Please read the responses as well as David's original post and note that Australia is now debating fiercely on this topic with South Australia taking the lead with trials and uptake of a phonics check:

What is the Phonics Screening Check For?


https://learningspy.co.uk/reading/phoni ... ing-check/

Re: David Didau: 'What is the Phonics Screening Check For?'

Posted: Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:18 am
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
I am cross-referencing this thread with one that features access to England's free material for the Year One Phonics Screening Check and some thoughts on the use of nonsense words for general phonics provision in contrast to using them for assessment purposes:

viewtopic.php?f=5&t=636&p=2599#p2599