Phonemes are sounds AND articulatory gestures | Spelfabet

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Why Johnny Still Can’t Read — And What To Do About It

For decades, there’s been an overwhelming scientific consensus on the best way to teach kids to read. But millions of kids still don’t get the kind of instruction that works.
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Does it matter if some can’t read? | James Murphy

Although nearly everyone would subscribe to the ideal of universal literacy, there are plenty of pragmatists in education who believe that in reality, we must accept that a certain proportion of students will leave school illiterate to some degree – that is, reading well behind the norm for their chronological age. This is the result of the bell curve, they say – and after all, the cost of addressing the problem in terms of time and money is too high. Some children just aren’t going to get there.

This certainly appears to be the way that the education system has worked to date. The National…

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Does it matter if some can’t read? | thinkingreadingwritings

Although nearly everyone would subscribe to the ideal of universal literacy, there are plenty of pragmatists in education who believe that in reality, we must accept that a certain proportion of students will leave school illiterate to some degree – that is, reading well behind the norm for their chronological age. This is the result…
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Join Us For Our FIRST Ever Writing For Pleasure Conference | literacyforpleasure

Dear Writing For Pleasure friends.

It is with great pleasure to announce our first ever Writing For Pleasure conference. It will take place on Friday the 13th of July at Canterbury Christ Church University. We have a truly unbelievable line-up to. We hope you’re as excited as we are!

We suggest you book your ticket now by visiting –> tinyurl.com/y9nz394y 

Alternatively, you can make a phone booking here: 01303257280

Here’s the current line-up with even more wonderful people to be confirmed!
Tracy Parvin (UK Literacy Association President) will give an introductory talk.

We…

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