Coffee and Comprehension

coffee and comprehension

This blog post is based on a Facebook Live broadcast hosted by Rachael Gibbon, Senior Publisher in Primary Literacy, and Derry Richardson, Head of Professional Development across UK schools, at Oxford University Press. You can watch the video here , or read on to get an overview of the questions that were answered in the session. […]

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Illustrating the Curriculum: Cross-curricular learning with Explore with Biff, Chip and Kipper

Explore with Biff, Chip and Kipper encourages children to read widely across fiction and non-fiction with 60 engaging, topic-linked pairs of books that open the door to cross-curricular comprehension. And what is the first thing young children notice when they open a new book? No Oxford Reading Tree book would be complete without the illustrations! […]

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Mind your language

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. (N.Mandela) Our children’s world revolves around using huge amounts of highly advanced accessible technology. Surrounded by computers and social media, children “chat” more than ever, but spend less […]

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