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by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: US: 'What Exactly is Teacher Professionalism, Anyway?'
Replies: 0
Views: 38

US: 'What Exactly is Teacher Professionalism, Anyway?'

Frederick Hess reflects on 'personalised learning' and asks what is meant by 'teacher professionalism' via EducationNext : What Exactly Is Teacher Professionalism, Anyway? By Frederick Hess 10/09/2018 https://www.educationnext.org/what-exactly-is-teacher-professionalism-anyway-reading-pondiscio/ A r...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: US - Emily Hanford 'Hard Words: Why Aren't Our Kids Being Taught to Read?'
Replies: 4
Views: 446

Re: US - Emily Hanford 'Hard Words: Why Aren't Our Kids Being Taught to Read?'

See this thread featuring outstanding posts by Professor Pamela Snow - including one aimed at student-teachers and their uni education - all relevant to America too, starting with: An open letter to students https://iferi.org/iferi_forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1070 And featuring a truly outstanding...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: Aus: Debate - 'Phonics in context is NOT enough: Synthetic phonics and learning to read'
Replies: 19
Views: 2341

Re: Aus: Debate - 'Phonics in context is NOT enough: Synthetic phonics and learning to read'

Professor Pamela Snow, member of IFERI's Advisory Group, writes an outstanding post that although set in the context of Australia's reading debate, is still relevant internationally because of the issues raised and the references to relevant research: It’s time for a Reading Renaissance This article...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Outstanding article: 'Can Prevailing Approaches to Reading Instruction Accomplish the Goals of RTI?' Louisa Moats
Replies: 3
Views: 355

Re: Outstanding article: 'Can Prevailing Approaches to Reading Instruction Accomplish the Goals of RTI?' Louisa Moats

This is an outstanding post by Professor Pamela Snow which I've added to several threads as it is so relevant internationally even though it is written from Australia's context:

It's time for a Reading Renaissance



http://pamelasnow.blogspot.com/2018/10/ ... sance.html
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Research and Recommended Reading
Topic: Oustanding post by Prof Pam Snow: 'It's time for a Reading Renaissance' - relevant internationally
Replies: 0
Views: 26

Oustanding post by Prof Pam Snow: 'It's time for a Reading Renaissance' - relevant internationally

I've provided a link to Pam's post via several threads on the IFERI forum because of its relevance to different contexts internationally and also specific ongoing debates: It’s time for a Reading Renaissance This article has been reproduced with permission from The Professional Educator , October 20...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: Aus: Outstanding post, 'It's time for a Reading Renaissance' Prof Pam Snow
Replies: 0
Views: 15

Aus: Outstanding post, 'It's time for a Reading Renaissance' Prof Pam Snow

This is one of those 'MUST' reads. Although set in the context of Australia, it is relevant worldwide with regard to teachers' knowledge (or lack) of evidence-informed reading instruction: It’s time for a Reading Renaissance This article has been reproduced with permission from The Professional Educ...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Professor Pamela Snow: 'An open letter to students' and then from others to universities
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Re: Professor Pamela Snow: 'An open letter to students' and then from others to universities

Pam Snow writes outstanding posts. This one is written from Australia's context, but it is truly relevant worldwide - including for England where research-informed reading instruction, including the provision of systematic synthetic phonics, is now embedded in law with a statutory 'Year 1' phonics s...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: US - Emily Hanford 'Hard Words: Why Aren't Our Kids Being Taught to Read?'
Replies: 4
Views: 446

Re: US - Emily Hanford 'Hard Words: Why Aren't Our Kids Being Taught to Read?'

There is much response to Emily Hanford's work on phonics including this blog post at Eduvaites : Why is everyone and their mother talking about phonics? https://eduvaites.org/2018/10/13/why-is-everyone-and-their-mother-talking-about-phonics/ Noticed that the whole world is suddenly buzzing about ph...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: The Quirky Teacher on how to nurture creative writers!
Replies: 0
Views: 195

The Quirky Teacher on how to nurture creative writers!

As always, another very sensible, to-the-point blog posts via The Quirky Teacher blog:

https://thequirkyteacher.wordpress.com/ ... d-the-end/

‘….. and then there was a massive explosion and everyone died. THE END’
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Professor Pamela Snow: 'An open letter to students' and then from others to universities
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Re: Professor Pamela Snow: 'An open letter to students' and then from others to universities

IFERI committee member, Bob Sweet, provided information about a survey of literature in teacher-training establishments in the US: https://iferi.org/iferi_forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1003 The National Center for Teacher Quality (NCTQ) in Washington, DC conducted a review of most of the current col...

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