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“Principals And Elite Principals In Primary Schools”

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Principals And Elite Principals To browse lesson packages click the blue button. In June 2016, Mike Helal and Michael Coelli published a working paper called How Principals Affect Schools. This was a result of research at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne. Their research was on the […]

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“Autism And Schools, Asbergers And Teachers”

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Autism And Schools, Asbergers And Teachers To browse lesson packages click the blue button. How A Diagnosis Is Made The DSM or Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, and the ICD, The International Classification of Diseases, are the two most influential and widely used handbooks when diagnosing Asberger’s syndrome.   Although the DSM-IV is still […]

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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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“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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