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Early readers should be taught meaning, not sound

Jan 30 2013

Children would find it much easier to learn to read and write if they were first taught how the English language works and what words mean, rather than trying to sound out words.

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Win 1 of 3 Winnie the Pooh prizes donated by the Disney Winnie the Pooh Storytelling Academy

Nov 28 2012

Christmas is a time for family; from throwing open the doors to welcome children and grandchildren, to travelling near or far to pay a festive visit. There are opportunities for storytelling aplenty at this time of year; however research from Disney has shown that the amount of time families commit to reading stories is lapsing, with only a tiny margin (3%) of parents and grandparents reading to their children during the festive season.

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