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Pearson begins new literacy push | The Bookseller

Pearson begins new literacy push | The Bookseller | Parents and Families Learning | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk.
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Michael Rosen's letter from a curious parent

Michael Rosen's letter from a curious parent | Parents and Families Learning | Scoop.it
This week: harder exams as O-levels replace GCSEs – but does that help students?
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FTSE 100 company becomes first to offer its own degrees

FTSE 100 company becomes first to offer its own degrees | Parents and Families Learning | Scoop.it
A leading business publisher is to become the first FTSE 100 company to award its own degrees.
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Understanding maths 'more important than learning by rote' - Telegraph

Understanding maths 'more important than learning by rote' - Telegraph | Parents and Families Learning | Scoop.it
Teaching children maths by making them learn times tables by rote could worsen exam results because they risk failing to properly understand the subject, according to an Oxford University study.
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E-books could become the norm for children as sales soar - Telegraph

E-books could become the norm for children as sales soar - Telegraph | Parents and Families Learning | Scoop.it
Parents are buying e-books for their children in growing numbers as experts say a new generation may become more used to reading from an iPad or Kindle screen than from a traditional book.
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Charlie Higson: why would kids read books if their parents never do? - Telegraph

Charlie Higson: why would kids read books if their parents never do? - Telegraph | Parents and Families Learning | Scoop.it
Children cannot be blamed for preferring computer games to books if they never see their parents engrossed in a novel, according to author Charlie Higson.
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Cypress children look to the future with family business

Cypress children look to the future with family business | Parents and Families Learning | Scoop.it
Cypress residents Kelly and Matt Brantley wanted their four children, ranging in age from 11 to 16, to be prepared for college in several years.
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