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Children’s literacy in 2019

Jonathan Douglas explains what literacy is and why it’s more important than ever for children and young people’s life chances

Focussing on phonics

Debbie Hepplewhite offers some practical ideas to support the evaluation of phonics provision in class

Literacy in the early years

Ofsted’s Bold Beginnings report on Reception teaching was controversial, but it may ultimately serve to open some eyes and minds, writes Debbie Hepplewhite

Play to your strengths

Oliver Selby talks to entrepreneur Georgina Hurcombe about her journey with dyslexia

Dyslexia tips for parents

Theresa Sainsbury outlines a practical approach to promoting learning and development in dyslexic children

In support of phonics

New research confirms the effectiveness of phonics as a method of teaching reading, writes Kathy Rastle

Joining-up phonics support

Abigail Steel provides five steps to improve phonics inclusivity in mainstream classrooms

Phonics: politics and practice

Official guidance may have caused more problems for teaching reading than it’s solved, writes Debbie Hepplewhite

Technology is key to literacy

Touch-screen technology could be a vital new weapon to combat low literacy in key target groups – boys and disadvantaged children. New research published...

Talking matters

David Maytham introduces some easy-to-use word games to improve literacy and transform the classroom environment