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Research Literacy: Literacy Research


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Research Literacy: Literacy Research

  1. 1. Research Literacy: Literacy Research Tom Sherrington @headguruteacher
  2. 2. What are we doing?  We’re moving away from Accelerated Reader o evidence is mixed o too many variables in the delivery o too many students don’t make progress given the time and resources needed o there are other ways to encourage reading  We’re about to adopt Thinking Reading o It actually teaches reading rather than merely encourage it o we can track progress and evaluate the scheme accurately o as a 1:1 scheme, seems to have a better chance of working o evidence is persuasive if limited