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Paul Jennings – Legend

His books still grace the ears and eyes of my class, even 30-40 years after they were written. Naturally, I make sure I read them to each and every class I can. This video...

Listen to Reading 0

Listen to Reading

One thing I have always been an advocate for is reading to the students. Most days I will set aside 10-15 minutes for this, if not more. With this ‘Listening Post’ so to speak,...

A picture is worth a thousand words 0

A picture is worth a thousand words

Today an article crossed my desk which was ultimately concerning. I didn’t like it. Partly it was written because of that feeling. But moreover, it seems to add credibility to the research completed by...

Picture Books and Literacy Learning 0

Picture Books and Literacy Learning

I was perplexed, astonished, gobsmacked, and bewildered when I read this article this morning. Picture books hurt reading, says linguist Pamela Protheroe Read Article – Stuff.co.nz There are very few words I can say...