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Reading Practice and Pleasure

Learning to read is one of the most crucial skills that a child will learn in his/her lifetime. We live in an speculative society in which proficient literacy abilities are embraced and are considered the key to success and academic achievement. Growing up, I loved to read and it sort of came naturally as a …

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My thoughts on teaching writing….

What exactly is ‘good writing’? How do we define improvement? How can we recognise it? Measure it? What part does a teacher’s own confidence and skill in writing play in children’s progress? What range of strategies are available? Getting writing ‘RIGHT’ is a massive challenge…….. I LOVE teaching children to write! Do see my blog …

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