Reading Efficiency: The Hidden Hurdle (Part 1)

Reading Efficiency: The Hidden Hurdle (Part 1) What Is It? Reading efficiency is a critical component of reading proficiency. An efficient reading process is fluent and feels easy and comfortable. Efficient readers can read for extended periods of time with good comprehension because they expend little energy on the mechanics of reading. Mental resources are focused on making meaning from text. Why is it important?…

Julie Bradley acknowledged for her advice and guidance on a new teaching resource.

Julie Bradley acknowledged for her advice and guidance on a new teaching resource.     Congratulations to Sheena Cameron and Louise Dempsey and thank you for the acknowledgment. I’m sure The Reading Book will be as popular as The Writing Book and The Oral Language Book, also written by the same authors. The Reading Book is a comprehensive guide to teaching reading. It contains research-based information…

Recent Advances in Understanding Word-Level Reading Problems: Assessment and Highly Effective Intervention

Dr. David Kilpatrick’s National Tour. Nicole attended Dr. David Kilpatrick’s National Tour organized by LDA. Dr. Kilpatrick presented on ‘Recent Advances in Understanding Word-Level Reading Problems: Assessment and Highly Effective Intervention’. Julie and Nicole are currently reading through and summarising interesting and important information to share with parents. We will share snippets of information with you over the next few weeks. In summary… Dr. David…