27 October 2016
In this episode of our Global Education podcast series, we speak to Education Endowment Foundation Senior Research Dr Jonathan Sharples about the UK’s Research Schools Network.
30 May 2016
A recent large-scale study explored the benefits of a synthetic phonics program. Here, Dr Jennifer Buckingham addresses seven frequently asked questions about the teaching method.
04 May 2016
Teaching reading through a synthetic phonics programme has long-term benefits for children from poorer backgrounds, a large-scale study has found.
24 November 2015
A pilot study has helped struggling youngsters in Australia, with participating students achieving an average reading age gain of 15 months in six months.
15 September 2015
Maureen Pollard – literacy consultant, educator and author of the Little Learners Love Literacy series – sits down with Teacher for a Q&A on decodable text.
31 August 2015
Setting high expectations, putting faces on the data and making student growth visible to the whole community has helped accelerate literacy learning at this school.
23 April 2015
Researchers have developed a program that combines movement with literacy to improve reading and writing skills in early childhood.
23 February 2015
Mal Lee zeroes in on the consequences of a segmented school, and explains why school leaders must focus on creating an integrated school ecology based on the digital.
16 February 2015
‘From a moral sense, we asked “what can we do better?”’ How a focus on the fundamentals of primary education rapidly transformed results at a Western Australian school.
11 February 2015
Two Western Australian teachers have developed a play-based program that provides experiences for students to explore and investigate phonetic sounds.
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