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Raspberry Pi's and Guided Reading

From January until June 2015, I had the opportunity to implement an innovative teaching and learning strategy with a group of above average grade 5 readers in their literacy block. 1,157 more words

I Love Steve Peha

Steve Peha is the mind behind Teaching that Makes Sense, and his website is absolutely chock full of amazing resources related to reading and writing literacy, as well as some other goodies. 71 more words


The phantom cloakroom

When I was considering whether to include my own childhood school as one of a series of research visits to primary schools, I wondered how that might affect the research.  699 more words


To Literature Circle or Not to Literature Circle?

I’m not sure about the rest of my teacher friends, but I have a hard time with literature circles. I can create and teach a bazillion different roles and role sheets, but what I really want is to foster deeper thinking and conversations about the text my students are reading. 472 more words


Winner Wednesday: Sight Word Readers!

July completely snuck up on me!  I was going to get so many things done this summer…update products, make new things, have a great time with my kids, clean out and organize my classroom library… 248 more words

Reading Recovery

Interview with Fiona Maine

Fiona Maine’s career began as a primary teacher in Wiltshire specialising in Literacy and Language. She worked with VSO in Eritrea for two years to support the professional development of teachers and then returned to the UK as a Literacy Consultant. 3,722 more words


What is a good story for a guided reading lesson? - Reading

I recently received an email from Hilton Ayrey, a reading consultant at SharpReading. In it he described what he thought constitutes a ‘good story’ for a guided reading lesson? 478 more words

Clive Madge