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Whose Job Is It Anyway? Learning To Read

I grew up in a working class family with a mother who hadn't finished school. She regretted this...
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My Child Can Read, So Should I Still Read To Them?

At numerous parents evenings I have heard the famous statement - "I don't read to my child...
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How Do You Teach Reading?

Let's start with a joke.  My sister rung me up from...
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Helping your child to learn phonics

EYPS posts have focussed recently on the learning new words as well as speech development. If...

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    I am a tutor in English, French and Maths to GCSE level and English and French to A level. If you need help with the 11+ and 13+ exams, EFL or dissertation editing, I can also help. I am training to be a professional proof reader.
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  • Developing Early Readers

    Marilyn Johnson Reading Tutor (Romford) Picture Reading is one of those huge mountains that need to be climbed by each pupil. There are many things that both parents, schools and tutors can put in place to make this an enjoyable experience for all parties involved. The strategy checkBefore a child begins a book it's important that they know...
  • My Child Can Read, So Should I Still Read To Them? Editor's Pick

    Sharon Miccoli Reading Tutor (Bournemouth) Picture At numerous parents evenings I have heard the famous statement - "I don't read to my child anymore because they can read for themselves," and my heart has sunk! All too often this is the result of the pressures of modern life and can't be easily avoided. My response is usually a shock to them...
  • Helping your child to learn phonics

    Joanne M Brown Reading Tutor (Kingston upon Thames) Picture EYPS posts have focussed recently on the learning new words as well as speech development. If you have a child who has recently started reception (4 & 5 year olds) then know is the time teachers are preparing their classes for learning to read. Different schools take different views on how this...

 

  • Reading Difficulties - An Unseen Learning Barrier?

    Dr Jean Perry Reading Tutor (Dudley) Picture Reading and understanding text is a gift most people take for granted as they picked it up easily at school without struggling. In fact one in ten people have some degree of difficulty in acquiring fluent reading skills and they often try to hide these difficulties. SymptomsDo any of these...
  • The Beginnings of Reading

    Kirsty Duffy Reading Tutor (Gloucester) Picture Some of us are old enough to remember (or we think we do) the Will’s tobacco tins containing word flashcards we took home from school to practise reading. This was whole word recognition or ‘look and say’. We read using the shape of the word. Many of the words were probably high frequency words...
  • Whose Job Is It Anyway? Learning To Read Editor's Pick

    Miss Diane Reading Tutor (North London) Picture I grew up in a working class family with a mother who hadn't finished school. She regretted this and was determined that her children would go to university. She made sure that our house had a lot of children's books and art materials, but she didn't read us bedtime stories or sit down with us...