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Literacy: a non-negotiable - Year 2: Reading for meaning

Literacy: a non-negotiable - Year 2: Reading for meaning | Education | Scoop.it
Watch outstanding guided reading with a group of Year 2 pupils at Oldway Primary in Torbay.
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Why Project Wild Thing Matters to us all

Why Project Wild Thing Matters to us all | Education | Scoop.it
I was a lucky child. Nature was all around me in the long garden that led to our orchard.  The slightly unkempt plot was full of birds, hedgehogs and grass snakes. Nearby were the heaths where the ...
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Inside Malaysia’s Shadow State

For the first time, this investigation provides undercover footage of the corruption and illegality at the heart of governance in Sarawak, Malaysia’s largest state, on the island of Borneo.
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RSPB giving nature a home: pick an activity and get involved

RSPB giving nature a home: pick an activity and get involved | Education | Scoop.it
Pick a project and get involved
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Setting Up Writing Partners for Success

Setting Up Writing Partners for Success | Education | Scoop.it
We've all been there. Reading your own writing to somebody else can be scary. Even when I am teaching adults in writing institutes and graduate courses I often have to say, "Please don't cover up y...

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Primary English's curator insight, October 16, 2013 1:41 AM

On teaching writing / supported composition with writing partners. An extension of the idea in this week's Scooters video.

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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming | Education | Scoop.it
A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens
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The problem with education? Children aren't feral enough - George Monbiot

The problem with education? Children aren't feral enough - George Monbiot | Education | Scoop.it
George Monbiot: The 10-year-old Londoners I took to Wales were proof that a week in the countryside is worth three months in a classroom
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Articulation of Phonemes

A useful video clip showing the correct 'pure' pronounciation of phonemes (units of sound).

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Anita Wood's curator insight, October 18, 2013 3:13 PM

You can use this video to make sure that you know all of the grapheme/phoneme correspondences.

 

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The rise of the Forest School | West Country - ITV News

The rise of the Forest School | West Country - ITV News | Education | Scoop.it
Read the latest West Country (E) stories, The rise of the Forest School on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest West Country (E) news
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Cornwall Wildlife Trust | News | School children create homes for wildlife in their playgrounds

Cornwall Wildlife Trust | News | School children create homes for wildlife in their playgrounds | Education | Scoop.it
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Pump Up the Volume!

Pump Up the Volume! | Education | Scoop.it
I recently had a dream about teaching writing. In my dream the kids wrote and wrote and wrote for hours on end as I floated effortlessly from student to student. You could hear a pin drop. When I l...

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Phonics song - Sounds Fun 'Oo' Monkey

The phonics song 'Oo' Monkey helps children remember that two O's together make the /oo/ sound as in "food."  The monkey visual aid on the flash card is a hi...
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Do protest films like Project Wild Thing change anything?

Do protest films like Project Wild Thing change anything? | Education | Scoop.it
Steve Rose: The documentary Project Wild Thing hopes to get kids off computers and embracing nature. But do protest films ever change anything – and who actually watches them?
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Forest Schools International - Information, training and resources

Forest Schools International - Information, training and resources | Education | Scoop.it
Book a Forest Schools Training course | Become a Forest Schools Practitioner | Found Forest Schools Resources | Book a Forest School Training course
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