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#SOL17 Day 24: My Grandpa, The Writer

It’s now been almost four years since the last time I was lucky enough to hear my Grandpa’s voice and see the twinkle in his blue eyes. 600 more words


4. Strategies for embedding LN into your programme

Kia ora and welcome…!

This is the fourth of seven collections covering the knowledge and skills you need to teach better by embedding literacy and numeracy into your training. 310 more words

Half of Detroit is Illiterate

I just read something which blows my mind: about 47 percent of the city of Detroit is illiterate. Detroit is a city in America, you know: the richest country which has ever lived.  157 more words


In the garden - mice

In the past few days, we looked at another animal found in the garden – the mouse.  We read two books about mice, The Lion and the Mouse (which can be found on the e learning site https://stcathsprejuniortopicwork.wikispaces.com/In+the+garden) and The Very Busy   389 more words

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Education: Is Help On The Way?

For centuries ivory tower academics controlled education.  They decided what was taught, how it was taught, when it was taught, and to whom it was taught.  481 more words

Listen , Slowly - Thanhha Lai

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  A mystery in Vietnam. Mai travels to Vietnam with Ba ( Mai’s grandmother) after learning that her grandfather, that disappeared during the Vietnam war, may still be alive. 60 more words

The Racial Achievement Gap in Literacy

When I was enrolled in Clare’s graduate course on literacy teaching, our class was assigned a reading from Alfred Tatum’s 2005 book Teaching reading to black adolescent males: Closing the achievement gap… 238 more words