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Gary Woolley
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How should reading be taught in schools? Misty Adoniou , University of Canberra When my son was nine years old, he put aside the large Harry Potter novel he had been slowly, but enthusiastically, reading each evening and instead began ploughing through lots...

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FactCheck Q&A: does Australia have one of the most unequal education systems in the OECD? Sue Thomson , Australian Council for Educational Research The Conversation is fact-checking claims made on Q&A, broadcast Mondays on the ABC at 9:35pm. Thank you to ev...

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Mins of homework a week: Finland 168; Aus 360; Shanghai 824! Not including tutoring! via @teacherACER @OECDEduSkills pic.twitter.com/J2JliTm9pT — Ralph Saubern (@RalphSaubern) April 1, 2016

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iPads in the Classroom
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Reading: In Perspective
A balanced approach is best for teaching kids how to read Stewart Riddle , University of Southern Queensland We all want young children to be given the very best opportunities to become successful, engaged and passionate readers. The teaching of reading is ...

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Reading Difficulties
Schools need advice on how to help students with reading difficulties John Munro , University of Melbourne As students prepare to go back to school, it’s estimated that between 10% to 16% of those aged from five to 16 years will have reading difficulties su...

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Working-memory, attention control and reading comprehension.
There is a condition often referred to as the year four slump which affects a large number of students and their reading ability. Many of these children enter grade four with identified reading difficulties despite having adequate phonic and decoding skills...

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Peer2Peer: Mentoring
Most children have the potential to achieve and succeed in their life goals. However, not all children receive the support that they need. In fact many students simply give up and  drop out  of school. One of the most effective ways to learn and succeed in ...

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Vocabulary Development for Readers with ASD
Reading expands the breadth of a reader’s
vocabulary, which in turn contributes to reading efficiency.   In other words, the more you read the better
reader you will become because a richer vocabulary gives more meaning to what
is read. The opposite is also...

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Nine Effective Instructional Strategies
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