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Skimming and immersion in reading…

Also thought-provoking: “What’s important is that they [bookshops] survive, along with libraries, as brick-and-mortar entities. It’s crucial that they’re part of the visible fabric of our lives, as much for this generation as future ones. We learn by what we … Continue reading

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Interesting – some learning-to-read neuroscience

http://www.newyorker.com/science/maria-konnikova/how-children-learn-read

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Learning how to program is the new literacy

In a recent New Scientist (6 September 2014), Niall Firth describes a major shift in English curriculum and one which raises a number of questions around literacy… He writes: “This month, England is embarking on a big new experiment. Children … Continue reading

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