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Michael Rosen: Are some schools book-free zones? Research please!

Michael Rosen: Are some schools book-free zones? Research please! | The Reading Classroom | Scoop.it
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How to read comics: a beginner's guide | Booktrust

How to read comics: a beginner's guide | Booktrust | The Reading Classroom | Scoop.it
Really interesting read about comic book illiteracy from The Booktrust - teachers take note! #ukedchat

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Summer Reading Challenge 2012

Summer Reading Challenge 2012 | The Reading Classroom | Scoop.it
Space Hop... The Reading Challenge for the summer launches soon!


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Boys_Commission_Report.pdf

Report from the Literacy Trust into Boys Reading - with recommendations for schools, communities and parents. Have you found a problem with boys' reading? 

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Michael Morpurgo: We are failing too many boys in the enjoyment of reading

Michael Morpurgo: We are failing too many boys in the enjoyment of reading | The Reading Classroom | Scoop.it
With today's news that three out of four schools are worried about boys' reading, Michael Morpurgo shares his ideas on how we can engage more boys in reading...
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Family favourite picture books

Family favourite picture books | The Reading Classroom | Scoop.it

Looking for inspiration for young readers... check out the Guardian's latest gallery... "From a baked beanstalk to a fish with fingers, our family reviewers pick this month's 10 tastiest books..."

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Publishing Perspectives :
Nosy Crow: Do Enhanced Apps Enhance Understanding?

Publishing Perspectives :<br/> Nosy Crow: Do Enhanced Apps Enhance Understanding? | The Reading Classroom | Scoop.it
Nosy Crow is releasing its story books as updated enhanced apps with word tracking technology to assist children in learning to read. But will it work?
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Authors call for 'a library in every school' legislation

Authors call for 'a library in every school' legislation | The Reading Classroom | Scoop.it

Schools minister Nick Gibb is being pressed to make it compulsory for all schools in the UK to have a library... What are your views on this? Does your school have a library? How well is it used? #ukedchat

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How to get kids reading and writing over the summer

How to get kids reading and writing over the summer | The Reading Classroom | Scoop.it
Here’s a set of exercises that builds the critical reading and writing skills that students develop in school by encouraging them to write for themselves...
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Summer Reading Flowchart: What Should You Read On Your Break? | Teach.com

Summer Reading Flowchart: What Should You Read On Your Break? | Teach.com | The Reading Classroom | Scoop.it

With research finding that children who don't read over the summer may lose up to 3 months of progress, it’s important to encourage your students to read. - Never mind the pupils, indulge your own love of reading this summer wiht this flow chart....! 

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Whoosh Around the Mulberry Bush by Jan Ormerod and Lindsey Gardiner - review

Whoosh Around the Mulberry Bush by Jan Ormerod and Lindsey Gardiner - review | The Reading Classroom | Scoop.it
New Book! 'I always judge a book by how engaging she finds it and this one is a winner'...
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Young boys 'turned off books' by lack of male teachers - Telegraph

Young boys 'turned off books' by lack of male teachers - Telegraph | The Reading Classroom | Scoop.it
A lack of male role models at home and school is turning boys off reading at a young age as they increasingly reject books as “feminine”, it is claimed.
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Three Graphic Novels That Might Make This The Greatest Week of New Graphic Novels Ever

Three Graphic Novels That Might Make This The Greatest Week of New Graphic Novels Ever | The Reading Classroom | Scoop.it
Tomorrow, you will be able to walk into a comics shop (yes, they still exist, despite me downloading most of comics to an iPad), and you will be able to buy three graphic novels.
Ever considered graphic novels in the classroom?
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Reciprocal Teaching | Classroom Strategies | Reading Rockets

Reciprocal Teaching | Classroom Strategies | Reading Rockets | The Reading Classroom | Scoop.it
Great reading for those interested in Recripocal Reading!
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