Being able to read is critical to success in later life, while illiteracy is often a pathway to unnecessary hurdles and issues in life. Therefore, teaching children to read is of paramount importance. Unfortunately, many dedicated teachers have been misled by menacing misconceptions about reading instruction. In this article, you will discover more about 4 […]
Do your students struggle with spelling? Sadly, a lot of Australian students do. Learning to spell is difficult. In 2013, over 20 thousand Year 3 children failed to achieve above the national minimum standard for spelling1See NAPLAN National Report 2013. That’s more than 1 in 10 children or 13.4% of Year 3 students across the […]
Research shows that enriching students’ vocabulary improves their reading comprehension. This is especially the case when: You teach challenging words contained in a text Students then read the text with those targeted words I surveyed 300 teachers about how they help students to improve their vocabulary. 248 teachers how they help students improve their vocabulary. Sadly, 94% […]
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