By Gregor Ramsey, From: The Australian January 19, 2013
International comparisons of student reading levels released at the end of last year ranked Australia 27th of 50 countries. … more
Reviewed by Kristin Anthian
Recent national and international reports into the early teaching of reading (UK Rose Review- “Independent Review of the Early Teaching of … more
Zero reading failure is the ultimate goal of synthetic phonics; getting every child reading in the first wave of teaching.
Blaxcell Street Public School, working with Get … more
By Mandy Nayton of The Dyslexia-SPELD Foundation, WA
http://www.dyslexia-speld.com/Portals/0/docs/Synthetic%20Phonics%20PDF.pdfLearning to read is essentially learning a code. The letters we use are … more
By Jennifer Buckingham
The Australian, 10/08/12THE damning findings of the NSW AuditorGeneral's report on indigenous literacy released this week should come as no surprise. The Centre for … more
By Kevin Wheldall
Anyone who has watched a child learn to read has witnessed a small miracle. While learning to talk comes … more
by Kevin Wheldall
Literacy is at a premium. While it may still have been possible in the twentieth century, it is … more
By Kerry Hempenstall, lecturer in Psychology at RMIT University. This article was published in theconversation.edu.au on 14th Dec 2011.
Almost half of all Australians aged 15-74 years had … more