When reading is reconsidered

How we can integrate the research carried out by Doug Lemov and many others into the classroom and the impact educational research can have on our profession

  • Prediction with : The Crocodile Blues – Coleman Polhemus

    April 22, 2020 by

    This funny picture book offers a main character, who is a quirky man living in a trendy city – Manhattan or Birmingham if you will, who finds an egg. Using only pictures and onomatopaeia this book leaves tonnes to the imagination for adults and children alike. As you’re reading, why not play it with a… Read more

  • How do we teach children to read?

    March 26, 2020 by

    Reading is now high on most schools agenda, the belief being: if a child learns how to read and (more importantly) loves to read, then they will be successful and become lifelong learners. This is resoundedly backed by evidence. Take for example the OECD report in 2002: ‘ Reading for Pleasure is the single most… Read more

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