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Lyn Stone

The Flat Earth and Teaching Reading

“In real science, one is eventually influenced by the evidence.” Keith Stanovich (2000) Once upon a time, it was widely believed that the Earth was flat. Many ancient cultures portrayed

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Lyn Stone

Intensive care: the new normal

There have been times, when at my most rational and pragmatic, I’ve contemplated my life’s end and its implications for my eldest daughter. During these times, I confess I’ve hoped

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Lyn Stone

Round the Blend

Why an over-focus on “blends” could be slowing reading and spelling progress. Working 1:1 with primary school children allows me to monitor teaching trends in my local area. This micro-sample

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