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by James Curran
Tue May 16, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: How education has ignored the science of reading
Replies: 1
Views: 3695

How education has ignored the science of reading

A review of Mark Seidenberg's 'Language at the Speed of Sight' well worth a read.

http://www.educationviews.org/education ... e-reading/
by James Curran
Sun May 14, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Behaviour is a national problem in schools in England
Replies: 5
Views: 5205

Re: Behaviour is a national problem in schools in England

Ofsted inspectors 'bombarded with food' in canteen by children at struggling school Sixth-formers were said to be too scared to leave their common room due to younger pupils' bad behaviour, while children with special educational needs tried to find safe spaces to avoid fights during breaktimes http...
by James Curran
Thu May 11, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Bright but poor' pupils years behind better-off peers
Replies: 8
Views: 7519

Re: Bright but poor' pupils years behind better-off peers

Poverty blighting health of many UK children, paediatricians warn Report paints bleak picture of poor growth, respiratory illnesses in damp housing and mental health problems, and urges urgent action on inequality https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/may/11/poverty-blighting-health-of-many-uk-ch...
by James Curran
Mon May 08, 2017 7:03 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Finland ranked world's most literate nation
Replies: 0
Views: 3039

Finland ranked world's most literate nation

Finland ranked world's most literate nation
Report pooling studies of ‘literate behaviour characteristics’ from around the world puts the Nordic country first, 16 places ahead of the UK

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/ ... ate-nation
by James Curran
Thu May 04, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Academic Interventions
Replies: 0
Views: 2959

Academic Interventions

Academic Interventions for Elementary and Middle School Students With Low Socioeconomic Status
A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10. ... lCode=rera
by James Curran
Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Teacher knows best? Not any longer.
Replies: 0
Views: 3191

Teacher knows best? Not any longer.

Teacher knows best? Not any longer as parents muscle in on the classroom
Abusive emails, letters to Ofsted: teachers face harassment


https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... n-teachers
by James Curran
Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:24 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Early Intervention
Replies: 0
Views: 3071

Early Intervention

High social cost' adults can be predicted from as young as three, says study 20% of population uses majority of public services, research shows, indicating long-term importance of early years investment for disadvantaged children https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/dec/12/high-social-cost-adult...
by James Curran
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Bright but poor' pupils years behind better-off peers
Replies: 8
Views: 7519

Re: Bright but poor' pupils years behind better-off peers

School holidays leave 3 million children at risk of hunger, report says Cross-party group of MPs and peers cites evidence of children existing on diets of crisps when school canteens are shut https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/apr/24/school-holidays-leave-3-million-children-at-risk-of-hunger-r...
by James Curran
Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Do you pronounce 'scone' to rhyme with 'cone' or 'gone'?
Replies: 0
Views: 2854

Do you pronounce 'scone' to rhyme with 'cone' or 'gone'?

Do you pronounce 'scone' to rhyme with 'cone' or 'gone'? It depends where you're from As linguists celebrate English Language Day and Shakespeare’s birthday, what does the ever-changing way we speak reveal about us? https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/apr/23/how-do-you-pronounce-scone-answer-sa...
by James Curran
Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Predicting reading ability from DNA analysis
Replies: 0
Views: 2965

Predicting reading ability from DNA analysis

Predicting reading ability from DNA analysis Researchers from King's College London have used a genetic scoring technique to predict reading performance throughout school years from DNA alone. Saskia Selzam and colleagues calculated genetic scores for educational achievement in 5,825 individuals fro...
by James Curran
Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Primary teachers' suicide rate nearly double national average
Replies: 2
Views: 3276

Re: Primary teachers' suicide rate nearly double national average

Stressed teachers are becoming reliant on caffeine, alcohol and prescription drugs, poll suggests

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/04 ... scription/
by James Curran
Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Emotional Regulation for Kids With ADHD
Replies: 0
Views: 2829

Emotional Regulation for Kids With ADHD

Emotional Regulation for Kids With ADHD

Six brain-based strategies to help kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder build confidence, engagement, and focus.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/emotio ... -desautels
by James Curran
Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Primary teachers' suicide rate nearly double national average
Replies: 2
Views: 3276

Re: Primary teachers' suicide rate nearly double national average

Half of young teachers considering quitting the profession Heavy workloads and lack of work-life balance is contributing towards a 'crisis' in teacher retention and recruitment, industry leaders warn http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/young-teachers-quitting-half-mental-healt...
by James Curran
Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Behaviour is a national problem in schools in England
Replies: 5
Views: 5205

Behaviour is a national problem in schools in England

Behaviour is a national problem in schools in England, review finds Headteachers have ‘perverse incentives’ to hold back on poor conduct in their schools for better Ofsted ratings, government adviser says in his report https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/mar/24/behaviour-is-a-national-problem...