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Hello world! I am pleased to announce . . .

Free Thought Writing is up and running and ready to conduct some awesome writing workshops this summer! We’ll focus on writing sessions for middle school students as a way to get those creative juices flowing and to give each participant a voice through their own writing. 99 more words

Writing

Journey of a river...

Some beautiful poems the children are producing about poems will be appearing on the blog soon. They will be appearing on the blog very soon.

Literacy

Scottish Children to Read On, Get On

A recent study shows that one in five children growing up in Scotland is unable to read well by the time they finish primary school. The study attributes this dismal finding to Scotland’s “persistent education divide.” 321 more words

Education

Why I Reread A Childhood Fave Every Summer

One of my favorite summer traditions is not dependent on sunny, dry weather. It costs little to no money. And it fills my heart with more joy than watching contestants from… 1,222 more words

Education

Dear Mr Gibb

Guest post from Director of Literacy at the Aspire Education Trust, Megan Dixon @DamsonEd.

On this report:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/434820/RB418_Phonics_screening_check_evaluation_final_report_brief.pdf

Dear Mr Gibb,
Firstly I wish to say thanks for allowing the publication of today’s report into the Phonics Screening Assessment It makes very interesting reading as I am sure you will agree. 431 more words

Phonics Reading