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‘A’ is for Algebra, Maths Grades 6, 7 and 8

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A Is For Algebra To browse lesson packages click the blue button. A Is For Algebra is an introduction to algebra. I asked my good friend, Dr David Perkins, to contribute this post called ‘A’ is for Algebra.  His Bio Details are at the end of the post. It’s Not So Hard “If we are […]

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Phonics Defeats Whole Language Theory, Literacy In Schools

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Phonics Defeats Whole Language Theory Whole Language Theory Dominated Literacy Teaching. To browse lesson packages click the blue button. In the 1960’s the movement towards the ‘whole  language’ approach to teaching literacy in schools gathered strength. Many schools still teach based on whole language theory. Children are taught to learn words only within the context of a […]

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The Debate About Cursive Script, Literacy In Schools

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The Debate About Cursive Script To browse lesson packages click the blue button. Cursive script is considered a waste of teaching time in some education circles. Associate Professor Dr Misty Adoniou said in early 2015 in The Conversation, available on line “The research doesn’t find any benefits for cursive writing.” https://theconversation.com/profiles/misty-adoniou-107235 She added the following, “Cursive […]

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Handwriting Is An Intellectual Activity, Literacy

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Handwriting Is An Intellectual Activity. To browse lesson packages click the blue button. Why Handwriting Is Important More areas of our brain are used to print using a pencil than to type on a keyboard. And more areas of the brain are used to write in script than to hand-print. There have always been children […]

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