Guided Reading – What’s it for? Part 2

Lindsay spoke on the purpose and the value of Guided Reading at Oxford University Press’ English Conference, Passing on the Passion, in London on 16th June. Here he addresses the most common concerns and teases out answers to these questions in follow up to his seminar. You’ll  find a selection of resources and videos from the day on our website . I love guided reading. But we have […]

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Freeing up time for reading for pleasure would benefit those who need the most support

Yesterday Oxford released the findings of a survey that sheds some concerning light on teachers’ perceptions of enjoying, and having conversations about stories in the classroom. The survey of nearly 350 primary school teachers revealed that more than half those polled don’t have enough time to share and talk about books in the classroom – despite the importance they […]

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TreeTops Greatest Stories: Meet the authors

Next month sees the publication of our new TreeTops Greatest Stories series. Each of the 35 titles is beautifully retold and illustrated by some of our most popular authors and illustrators. We’re also fortunate to have best-selling author Michael Morpurgo as Series Editor and Kimberley Reynolds, Professor of Children’s Literature at Newcastle University, as Series Advisor. Over the […]

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