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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


Dear Mr Gibb

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

On this report:


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

Whose Property Is It?

There’s a thought-provoking article in EdSurge this morning. Just who owns a teacher’s intellectual property? My husband, a former software engineer for several large tech companies, always had to sign over his rights to any ideas that he created as part of the hiring process. 194 more words


A-Z Colouring & Drawing Book

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم

Assalāmu alaikum

This book lets your child learn, draw and colour at the same time all the English alphabet. It will keep them busy for hours and its fun too. 57 more words


Vol. #90: Why I Turned Independent Reading into Interactive Blogging

I started Teaching Speaks Volumes in June 3 years ago. Each year in June, I’ve updated the look of the blog and reflected upon its impact as a powerful catalyst for growth and change. 610 more words


Weekly Reading Basket #5

It’s been awhile since we’ve done a #weeklyreadingbasket post, but rest assured that our after-lunch read-aloud time is going strong! (We have been inspired by… 334 more words