Essentials that NQTs need to know about teaching reading

Are NQTs equipped with what they absolutely need to know about reading when they leave Teacher Training?

John Walker discusses ‘threshold concepts’ – the fundamentals that a teacher needs to master in order to be able to teach reading effectively.  These include an understanding of how the English Phonic Code is structured and what  skills children must practice to become fluent, independent readers.

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