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Texting a social barrier for children struggling with literacy skills
Texting a social barrier for children struggling with literacy skills (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Texting could be creating a literacy issue for children, but it is not the problem most people would expect. In a presentation to Education Transforms 2017 in Hobart today, written language expert Dr Nenagh Kemp said her research with colleagues ... Read More »

Spelling ability predicts students’ writing success
Spelling ability predicts students’ writing success (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Mrs Tessa Daffern from CSU’s Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning and Education (RIPPLE) analysed data from year three and year five NAPLAN Writing Tests and Language Conventions Tests (2012-2013) to expose the relationship between spelling, grammar and punctuation, and ... Read More »

Spelling Bee not to be taken seriously
Spelling Bee not to be taken seriously (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The Great Australian Spelling Bee does not translate to real world learning and should not be taken seriously by parents or teachers, according to a Charles Sturt University (CSU) spelling expert. Mrs Tessa Daffern is a higher degree researcher at ... Read More »

Alphabet Poster: Animal Train
Alphabet Poster: Animal Train (6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-8 years Duration of activity There are many different games and activities you can play with the alphabet animal train poster. You can fill in a few spare minutes or spend an hour or more. Materials/equipment Alphabet poster- animal ... Read More »

 
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