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My Slides form Teachmeet Glasgow 2-6-15

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  1. 1. Ten Minutes Can Change Everything
  2. 2. What can you do in Ten Minutes? The time to write down learning objectives… Half time during the football Waiting for your dinner Waiting for school internet to work
  3. 3. Save the Children: Read On, Get On (2014) ‘One in five children from families living in poverty leave primary school unable to read well.’ ‘Being a good reader is crucial for every child. Children first learn to read; then they read to learn’ The Matthew Effect Ten minutes reading every day can SIGINIFICANTLY change the life chances of children
  4. 4. Ten Minutes in My Class Start every class with ten minutes of reading EVERY CLASS FROM S1 to S4 Forty minutes a week that I can guarantee them
  5. 5. Responses to Reading? Silent Reading on its own won’t make a reader Listen to them reading for a short period, check for fluency Get them to write in dialogue journals Never ask them to write a book review ever again. NEVER. Book tweets will do.
  6. 6. What makes a reader? Time Choice Love