Teaching Children to Read

Teaching Children to Read from Nicola  Quote – US National Reading Panel “In 1997, Congress asked the NICHD, through its Child Development and Behavior Branch, to work with the U.S. Department of Education (ED) in establishing a National Reading Panel that would evaluate existing research and evidence to find the best ways of teaching children to […] → Continue Reading Teaching Children to Read

Closing Achievement Gaps

Mastery Learning from Nicola

Literacy Screening Tools

Within the free Flashcard Club there are Phonological Awareness one page “Quick Screeners” listed under the Word, Syllable, Onset/Rime and Phoneme levels as well as phonics flashcards. These are designed for teachers to quickly get an idea of where a child is at if they wish to start using a mastery learning folder to individualise their remediation. […] → Continue Reading Literacy Screening Tools

Folder Instructions

Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand. Chinese Proverb The Mastery Learning Folder is an organizational tool designed to enable teachers and parents to support individual student progress through remediation, consolidation or extension of the learning occurring in the classroom. It’s student-centred, visual, auditory and kinaesthetic (hands […] → Continue Reading Folder Instructions