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by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: Eng: 2019 Official Y1 phonics screening check results and KS 1 assessments
Replies: 1
Views: 2839

Re: Eng: 2019 Official Y1 phonics screening check results and KS 1 assessments

Here is the report for the phonics results at the end of Year One (6 year olds) and the literacy results for the end of Key Stage One (7 year olds): https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/851296/Phonics_screening_check_and_key_stage_1_assessme...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Sat Dec 21, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: Serious responses to Lucy Calkins' 'NO ONE GETS TO OWN THE TERM "THE SCIENCE OF READING"'
Replies: 1
Views: 1207

Re: Serious responses to Lucy Calkins' 'NO ONE GETS TO OWN THE TERM "THE SCIENCE OF READING"'

Here is a piece in APM Reports continuing to feature the battle between proponents of different reading instruction methods: New salvos in the battles over reading instruction Several powerful people and organizations have weighed in on the national conversation prompted by APM Reports' podcast epis...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Fri Dec 20, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: PISA results for 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 403

PISA results for 2018

Here is the report for the UK from the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER): PISA 2018 results – what do they mean for the UK? https://www.nfer.ac.uk/news-events/nfer-spotlight/pisa-2018/?dm_i=4R3K,9NU3,10HZXE,10RWO,1 On Tuesday 3 December, the Programme for International Student Asse...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: USA: Dr Richard Allington, yet another academic demonstrating phonicsphobia, goes too far. Fox 17 News reports...
Replies: 0
Views: 441

USA: Dr Richard Allington, yet another academic demonstrating phonicsphobia, goes too far. Fox 17 News reports...

Some outrageous comments made by phonics detractor, Dr Richard Allington, has caused quite a Twitter storm. This is yet another example of how some academics in the field of literacy undermine research-informed reading instruction - and criticise those people promoting it! Zack Barnes alerted folks ...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: Tasmania: Fantastic news of a 'Phonics Testing Pilot' for 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 559

Tasmania: Fantastic news of a 'Phonics Testing Pilot' for 2020

This news from Tasmania of a 'Phonics Testing Pilot' is a fantastic development! http://www.premier.tas.gov.au/releases/phonics_testing_pilot?fbclid=IwAR2Zog98RXGsQq8Cu6pNk3SDyLTEWC4Fayv7ogondG17r3ec5FjDqSGESdY 17 December 2019 Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training Phonics Testing Pil...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Thu Dec 12, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: Important Ministerial statement: 'Getting results for Australian students'
Replies: 2
Views: 661

Re: Important Ministerial statement: 'Getting results for Australian students'

Education Correspondent Rebecca Urban writes about the resistance to embed phonics in teacher training but also the counter to this by members of the DDOLL network (Developmental Disorders of Language and Literacy). It's all happening in Australia thanks to individuals such as Jennifer Buckingham an...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: Important Ministerial statement: 'Getting results for Australian students'
Replies: 2
Views: 661

Re: Important Ministerial statement: 'Getting results for Australian students'

On the same topic, this article features in The Educator, Australia : Consensus at last: States back government’s education overhaul by Brett Henebery 12 Dec 2019 https://www.theeducatoronline.com/k12/news/consensus-at-last-states-back-governments-education-overhaul/268950 ...The unanimous agreement...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: Important Ministerial statement: 'Getting results for Australian students'
Replies: 2
Views: 661

Important Ministerial statement: 'Getting results for Australian students'

As is clear from the various topics featured via the IFERI forum, there is an ongoing battle to improve teacher-training in research-informed reading instruction particularly with regard to the training of student-teachers and teachers in systematic phonics provision. This statement is very signific...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: US - Emily Hanford 'Hard Words: Why Aren't Our Kids Being Taught to Read?' Relevant Internationally!
Replies: 9
Views: 7153

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

The debate about reading instruction is really hotting up in the USA thanks to the journalism of Emily Hanford. Here is thread featuring author Lucy Calkins' reaction and criticism of Emily Hanford's contribution. Lucy wrote an essay entitled, No One Gets To Own the Term 'Science of Reading' - just ...

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