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Martin Burrett

Widbook - 1 views

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    "A fab platform for creating your own ebooks. You can even embed images and videos. There is also a huge range of published work from the community. Invite others to comment and even collaborate on your stories."
Martin Burrett

Reading and Learning - 0 views

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    "Reading and learning seem to go together, but a shift in reading habits is changing the way we consume information and changing our relationship with a book. Should schools embrace this change, or celebrate a traditional model of reading and paper books? How are books being used in today's classrooms, and how could they be used better? What are the reading habits of teachers and how do educators use books to improve their teaching?"
Martin Burrett

The Impacts of Daily Reading on Academic Achievement by @MrsHollyEnglish - 0 views

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    "I have always believed that reading has a significant impact on our understanding and appreciation of the world. As both a life-long passionate reader and an experienced English Language Arts teacher, I have witnessed first-hand the impact that reading has on the ability of learners in terms of comprehension, grammar, empathy, confidence, vocabulary and expression. This has however, only ever been phenomenological through informal observations in the classroom, and in an effort to incorporate sustained silent reading (SSR) as a regular, valid and essential practice, I have embarked upon this research in order to determine the impacts that daily reading has on middle-school learners, not only in terms of English Language Arts, but also across the curriculum."
Martin Burrett

Dyslexia: When spelling problems impair writing acquisition - 1 views

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    "Dyslexia is a learning difficulty which affects the ability to adopt the automatic reflexes needed to read and write. Several studies have sought to identify the source of the problems encountered by individuals with dyslexia when they read. Little attention, however, has been paid to the mechanisms involved in writing. Sonia Kandel, Professor at the GIPSA-Lab of the Université Grenoble Alpes (CNRS/Université Grenoble Alpes/Grenoble INP) and her team [1] decided to look at the purely motor aspects of writing in children diagnosed with dyslexia. Their results show that orthographic processing in children with dyslexia is so laborious that it can modify or impair writing skills, despite the absence of dysgraphia in these children. The findings of this study are published in the November 2017 edition of Cognitive Neuropsychology."
Martin Burrett

Self-concepts of ability in maths and reading predict later attainment - 2 views

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    "Educational and developmental psychologists have tried to understand how skills and motivation are linked to academic achievement. While research supports ties between individuals' concepts of their abilities and their achievement, we lack a complete picture of how these relations develop from childhood to adolescence. A new longitudinal study looked at how youths' self-concepts are linked to their actual academic achievement in maths and reading from middle childhood to adolescence. The study found that students' self-concepts of their abilities in these two academic domains play an important role in motivating their achievements over time and across levels of achievement."
Martin Burrett

Are girls really better at reading than boys - or are the tests painting a false picture? - 2 views

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    In reading tests at school, girls tend to be ahead of boys, in all age groups and in all countries. But in young adults, there is suddenly no longer any difference between men's and women's reading skills. Why is that? Could the answer be in the way the tests are designed?
Maggie Verster

Literacy, Technology, Policy, Etc....A Blog - 1 views

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    "Education, English, Lesson, Reading, Slides, students, Teaching, Theme"
C CC

Session 234 - Literacy Subject Special - 9 views

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    Summary and Storify from #UKEdChat Literacy Subject Special
Vicki Davis

Novels Everyone Should Read - Interactive | Information Is Beautiful - 16 views

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    An awesome list of novels based upon the awards they have won and book lists they've made. LIterature teachers will find this fascinating.
C CC

Session 227: How to get Children Reading for Pleasure | UKEdChat.com - Supporting the #... - 5 views

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    A list of books curated by teachers which have helped get children into reading books for pleasure
C CC

Session 227: How to get Children Reading for Pleasure | UKEdChat.com - Supporting the #... - 1 views

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    Teacher discussion summary and archive full of ideas to get children reading for pleasure
Vicki Davis

Book News: Happiness Study Says Library Trips Are As Good As A Pay Raise : The Two-Way ... - 7 views

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    "Going to the library gives people the same kick as getting a raise does - a £1,359 ($ 2,282) raise, to be exact - according to a study commissioned by the U.K.'s Department for Culture, Media & Sport. The study, which looks at the ways "cultural engagement" affects overall wellbeing, concluded that a significant association was found between frequent library use and reported wellbeing. The same was true of dancing, swimming and going to plays. The study notes that "causal direction needs to be considered further" - that is, it's hard to tell whether happy people go to the library, or going to the library makes people happy. But either way, the immortal words of Arthur the Aardvark ring true: "Having fun isn't hard when you've got a library card!""
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    And going to the public library is free!
C CC

Resource: Reading Assessments | UKEdChat.com - Supporting the #UKEdChat Education Commu... - 2 views

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    In England, levels are being removed from schools. This is a great resource which might support teachers assessing reading, applicable for teachers in other countries.
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