Independent Driving Activities for Learner Drivers
I often get asked to recommend ‘independent reading activities’ or ‘independent spelling activities’ for children learning to read and spell, and I’m always reminded of this article: A revolutionary driving
The Correct Reading Alliance People: A New Bottle (spoiler: same old wine)
And now we cross live, for the launch of the Correct Reading Alliance People. Interviewer: I’d like to welcome Professor Donna Kruger to the launch of a visionary new initiative,
Polish a Word: Unexpected Words that Come from Arabic
I have had the great honour, over the last year or so, to have been a regular guest on the ABC Radio Adelaide Jules Schiller Drive show. Jules is a
Stranded in a World of Brang and Drawed
We are judged on our linguistic output whether we like it or not. People are instinctively primed to make snap decisions about others based on a range of subtle signals.
What is the one question we never ask our new students?
The start of every year brings a new influx of students. They all have certain things in common: They have not progressed in reading and/or writing enough to keep up
Running Records: Results of a brief survey (spoiler: they’re unpopular if you haven’t drunk the balanced literacy Kool Aid)
Last week I sought information from teachers about being mandated to use Running Records for assessment and reporting. This followed an article I wrote about why these assessments were not