Tag Archives: older

How to help teenage, struggling readers

Here is a really helpful post by Alison Clarke of Spelfabet on how to help older, struggling readers: Helping teenagers with literacy

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Struggling reader – reads paperbacks!

Some months ago I wrote about my struggling reader.  He came to the Bloomfield Learning Centre at the age of 10+ with a reading age of 6. Well, he crashed into my classroom (with his scooter) after Christmas announcing he had […]

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Struggling reader – in praise of practice and consolidation

  We know that any newly acquired knowledge or skill must to be practised for it to be committed to memory.  In order to develop reading fluency, automaticity has to be established and this is brought about through practice and […]

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Magic Belt Workbooks now available!

At last our much awaited Magic Belt workbooks are in stock!  There are two workbooks: 1. The Introductory Workbook prepares the pupil for reading the Magic Belt Series.  It is for children who have weak letter/sound correspondences.  It starts with wordbuilding […]

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