Mistakes in children’s writing

Children make many mistakes. As teachers, our views about those mistakes can be radically different if we closely observe children in the PROCESS of making the mistakes, rather than simply see the end products.

Literacy and Metacognition

We often find pupils performing tasks without wondering why they are doing it. They seldom question themselves about or evaluate the efficiency of their own learning strategies.

Readability revisited

The concept of readability was once considered a very important topic for those responsible for matching those texts to the abilities and needs of learners. It had gone out of fashion until the issue was redefined as one of text complexity.