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Close reading, codes and interpretation: Speakers and room confirmed

Our Language & Communication research cluster warmly invites you the one-day symposium on ‘Close reading, codes and interpretation’. Room number and speakers have now been confirmed… 222 more words

Middlesex University

Symposium on Close Reading in Education: 13th June 2017

The Language and Communication Research Cluster is pleased to announce its upcoming whole-day symposium on Close reading, codes and interpretation.

In some reckonings, ‘close reading’ is now around 90 years old, having been inaugurated in I. 162 more words

Middlesex University

ANZAC Day 2017

Two books which it seemed appropriate to save for this year’s commemoration – both of them not to be missed. Kokoda: Younger Readers edition – Peter FitzSimons OCT 25, 2016 | 9780734417435 | RRP $14.99 Hachette Australia Imprint: Lothian Children’s Books Journalist Peter FitzSimons has proven himself as Australia’s top non-fiction writer, consistently leading bestseller lists.

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Australian Education

Q Station, formerly known as the Quarantine Station at North Head, was the perfect setting for the NSW English Teachers’ Association inaugural Writing Teachers Retreat. Formerly a place of infection and despair, the revitalised Former Men’s Smoking Room was our primary writing space for two days at the beginning of these April school holidays.

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The curious case of explicit writing instruction

This weekend, I was honoured to give a talk at the Language, Literacy and Learning Conference organised by the Dyslexia-SPELD Foundation in Perth. Regular readers of this blog will not be surprised to learn that the subject of my talk was explicit instruction.

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Secondary English

Literary theory and the postmodern turn

The following is an extract from my PhD thesis, part of a series I am publishing on this blog discussing the background of some… 1,525 more words

Education