Strategies are our short cuts to solutions. Once we feel we have strategies in place for each new eventuality, we invariably feel happier and more confident.
What is the one thing that more than anything else dissuades a child from reading and writing? The answer to this question is “confidence.”
The latest two books in the Boost Spelling Skills series have gone to the printers. I am looking forward to seeing printed copies in a couple of weeks.
Children who develop a range of strategies to help them with spelling, are the children who more readily learn to spell and read words that are unfamiliar.
In the “What Kids Are Reading” report, graphic novels have made it into the top ten favourites for secondary school pupils for the first time.
Is it really possible to teach spelling, punctuation and grammar as a set of games?