Tag: The Guardian

Financial Incentives and Uncomfortable Truths

5 November 2016

As a father of two young children, I have learned a great deal about the motivation of youngsters to supplement my understanding as a classroom teacher. Trying to cultivate a habitual love of reading, writing, guitar practice – whilst fending off the lure of inane children’s television in the process – is damn hard going. […]

Posted on: 5 November 2016
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Check Your Left Brain for Bad Science!

2 November 2016

Only a few days ago, we shared the latest evidence from Keith Topping on the reading habits of our school children, entitled ‘What are our children reading?‘ The interesting findings mooted the issue of young males and their reading – with the seeming annoying habit of them skimming through books. Now, read this blog carefully! […]

Posted on: 2 November 2016
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