Literacy for Teenagers and Adults

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Literacy for Teenagers and Adults

Post by Susan Godsland » Wed Dec 28, 2011 1:53 pm

August 2014

http://nifdi.org/news-latest-2/blog-hem ... ew-effects
What are these Matthew Effects in reading?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-12000886
Dec. 2010: One in 11 boys in England - one in seven in some areas - starts secondary school with, at best, the reading skills of an average seven-year-old.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ans ... 2th-grade/
''A cumulative, knowledge-oriented curriculum will, over time, produce higher verbal abilities than a test-prep curriculum''

http://www.phonicsinternational.com/Sec ... ite_up.pdf
Report: Using Phonics International as an intervention in a secondary school.

http://www.phonics-for-adult-literacy.c ... sentation/
Tricia Millar's ppt: Why phonics for adults?

http://nifdi.org/news-latest-2/blog-hem ... ew-effects
What are these Matthew Effects in reading?

http://nifdi.org/news-latest-2/blog-hem ... y-problems
Hempenstall -Older students' reading problems

http://www.skillsworkshop.org/resources ... cheme-work
Independently produced 'scheme of work' to support the government's Adult Literacy Entry level 1. curriculum :-(

www.rrf.org.uk/messageforum/viewtopic.php?t=3787
Jim Curran's conference talk on using synthetic phonics at secondary level.

“Wasted Lives” - Jim Curran
A view of Education in Northern Ireland

http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/200 ... on-phonics
A new study proposes to show how phonics can help adults too.

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/ ... 77666.html
55yr.old learns to read with synthetic phonics and wins award.

http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6112096
Sept. 2011. Ten years and £9bn later and still 5 million can't read

http://www.literacytrust.org.uk/assets/ ... g_2011.pdf
Literacy state of the nation. 2011.

http://harrietsergeant.com/articles/fix ... n-britain/
Fixing broken Britain

http://nifdi.org/news-latest-2/blog-hem ... -behaviour
Literacy and behaviour

http://www.cps.org.uk/files/reports/ori ... Wasted.pdf
WASTED: The betrayal of white working class and black Caribbean boys. READ IT and weep.

http://www.textbookleague.org/82dumbo.htm
Many secondary school textbooks have been simplified in terms of text complexity to make them more accessible for struggling readers.

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