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by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Research and Recommended Reading
Topic: Mark Seidenberg's 'Language at the Speed of Sight'
Replies: 8
Views: 3397

Re: Mark Seidenberg's 'Language at the Speed of Sight'

Video footage of Mark Seidenberg via the National Center for Improving Literacy : What has scientific research taught us about how children learn to read? Submitted by: Parents & Families Posted on: 02/14/2019 - 1:46pm Topic: Beginning Reading, Interventions https://improvingliteracy.org/ask-an-...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Research and Recommended Reading
Topic: Video:'Learning to read: linking biology and culture via cognition' Kate Nation
Replies: 0
Views: 22

Video:'Learning to read: linking biology and culture via cognition' Kate Nation

As described by someone on Twitter, "Beautifully orchestrated lecture by Professor Kate Nation @ReadOxford. Watch The D F McKenzie Lecture - learning to read: linking biology and culture via cognition on @Livestream:" https://livestream.com/oxuni/bod-nation/videos/186984722?t=1549671285200...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: Aus: 'More than half of Year One students fail literacy test'
Replies: 3
Views: 187

Re: Aus: 'More than half of Year One students fail literacy test'

You can compare the Australian results (South Australia) with England's 2018 results: https://iferi.org/iferi_forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1117 Overall more than four in five pupils (82%) met the expected standard in the phonics screening check this year, a one percentage point increase on 2017 res...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: Aus: 'More than half of Year One students fail literacy test'
Replies: 3
Views: 187

Re: Aus: 'More than half of Year One students fail literacy test'

Here is a published response from the same news featured in the Adelaide Advertiser : Phonic revival The failure of many Year 1 students to read at least 28 words from a list of 40 does not surprise me. Years ago our son would have been among them. He still could not read when he was in Year 2 but h...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: Aus: 'More than half of Year One students fail literacy test'
Replies: 3
Views: 187

Re: Aus: 'More than half of Year One students fail literacy test'

In response to these findings, popular teacher-blogger, Greg Ashman, wrote on Twitter: We are often told that there is no need for a phonics check because schools are already teaching phonics. Not so . Let's hope the widescale use of a Year One phonics check will give teachers and others in Australi...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: Aus: 'More than half of Year One students fail literacy test'
Replies: 3
Views: 187

Aus: 'More than half of Year One students fail literacy test'

Worrying findings using a Year One Phonics Check are revealed in The Daily Mail : https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6702769/More-half-Year-One-students-fail-literacy-test-read-single-word.html More than half of Year One students fail literacy test and many cannot even read a single word More ...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Around the World: News and Events
Topic: Eng: Live on 31 Jan 2019 - more on the Dyslexia Debate and the work of Professor Julian Elliott
Replies: 9
Views: 569

Re: Eng: Live on 31 Jan 2019 - more on the Dyslexia Debate and the work of Professor Julian Elliott

On the topic of Dr Jonathan Solity and the 'Optima' programme, Dr Marlynne Grant wrote a post about it via the UK Reading Reform Foundation blog: The Optima Reading Programme by Dr Jonathan Solity: Does it Provide Optimal Results? A Paper by Dr Marlynne Grant http://rrf.org.uk/2017/01/28/the-optima-...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Sat Feb 09, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Research and Recommended Reading
Topic: Dr Jennifer Buckingham - 'Reading Recovery: A Failed Investment' Centre for Independent Studies
Replies: 1
Views: 325

Re: Dr Jennifer Buckingham - 'Reading Recovery: A Failed Investment' Centre for Independent Studies

I'm cross-referencing this thread with further information alerting people to the lack of transparency of Reading Recovery research - which is 'pinned' on the 'General Forum': The Reading Wars and Reading Recovery: What Educators, Families, and Taxpayers Should Know https://iferi.org/iferi_forum/vie...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Sat Feb 09, 2019 1:04 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: The Reading Wars and Reading Recovery: What Educators, Families, and Taxpayers Should Know
Replies: 12
Views: 10819

Re: The Reading Wars and Reading Recovery: What Educators, Families, and Taxpayers Should Know

Dr Jennifer Buckingham writes an expose of the way Reading Recovery research findings are so often misrepresented because of missing statistics and missing information - I've added this Centre for Independent Studies policy document, published on 7th February 2019, to the 'Research and Recommended R...
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Research and Recommended Reading
Topic: Dr Jennifer Buckingham - 'Reading Recovery: A Failed Investment' Centre for Independent Studies
Replies: 1
Views: 325

Dr Jennifer Buckingham - 'Reading Recovery: A Failed Investment' Centre for Independent Studies

Dr Jennifer Buckingham writes a clear summary exposing the manipulation of findings featured in so many reports on the expensive and flawed Reading Recovery programme: Reading Recovery: A Failed Investment Jennifer Buckingham https://www.cis.org.au/app/uploads/2019/02/pp15.pdf? However, recent studi...

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