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The Literacy Look-arounds: Part 2 – choosing the right words

13 March 2018

If you are interested in more strategies to tackle vocabulary and the wider literacy challenges of the curriculum, then book your place on our Literacy programme here   30 million – the potential word gap by the time a child starts school, according to Hart and Risley 15,000 – the potential vocabulary difference when starting […]

Posted on: 13 March 2018
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Unwrapping the gift of command words

14 November 2017

I like words. Hardly a revelatory statement from a former (that should probably read ‘failed’) journalist and a current English teacher. However, starting to develop the vocabulary programme at my school is making me like words even more, and it’s the more familiar words that are springing the surprises. […]

Author: Marcus Jones, Huntington Research-lead: Literacy
Posted on: 14 November 2017
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