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Free SSP* Resources

Two weeks reading, researching and learning about Systematic Synthetic Phonics can be explored searching the blog for the SSP. Overdosed on Alphablocks I went on to create a cluster of reusable, flexible free resources that launch across a range of Triptico resources – following the DfE’s Letters and Sounds principles. Just add imagination – free…
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18 Apr ’20 0

SSP and other strategies

The ACE/CIS “Phonics in context is not enough” provided a very real and practitioners led overview of the debate. The Q and A here, closed with a spurning conclusion: “Explicit and systematic” is mandatory, “significant and relevant” is even more important. With SSP labelled the ‘prime approach’ (Rose 2006) what / where is the “significant and…
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14 Apr ’20 0

Clever vocab tricks

Short and to the point. I am thinking a lot about how to teach and pre-teach vocabulary. There is a lot of vocabulary to teach. Here is a nifty little Google Sheet that I designed to help prep vocabulary for RememberMore but it can be used independently of course. How to use Warnings first. Some…
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26 Jul ’21 0

Vocabulary: What does it look like (part 5)

Hours invested, reading and watching, to learn that the Simple View of Reading is not simple, and that “Teaching Reading Is Rocket Science.” Here is what Louisa Moats would have us know and do. And if Pamela Snow references her work – I need little encouragement to take note. direct teaching of decoding, comprehension, and…
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3 Jul ’21 4
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Marge and success

Marge or rather MARGE has perked her head up again on Twitter. Arthur Shimamura’s acronym for five principles of efficient learning: Motivate, Attend, Relate, Generate, Evaluate. The MARGE mnemonic techniques puts forward “A Whole-Brain Learning Approach for Students and Teachers” to improve student learning. That led to an online conversation on Motivation. As presented by MARGE,…
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27 May ’21 1

Google smorgasbord

The top three recommendations, I think may surprise you. These start at the root of your Google experience. Your account. My account Account management Let’s get at the root of your Google Account setting (personal). Know what information is visible. Check through your the security settings and verification and recovery methods. For the time you…
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30 May ’20 0