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Videos and powerpoints

student teachers X

X Keynote presentation for the RRF 2015 conference (1 hr): Synthetic phonics 'CPD' from Debbie Hepplewhite:
ppt. slides to accompany Debbie's talk: http://t.co/fHS4RsURaA

X Dr Jennifer Buckingham at researchED Melbourne, 2017. She discusses the evidence for systematic synthetic phonics in the context of the five skill areas that are involved in reading. She also looks at some of the barriers to implementing this evidence.

Dr. Jennifer Buckingham's ppt for her talk 'Why don't all children receive effective, evidence based reading instruction?'

X New. Audio: Hard Words: Why aren't kids being taught to read?
''Scientific research has shown how children learn to read and how they should be taught. But many educators don't know the science and, in some cases, actively resist it. As a result, millions of kids are being set up to fail''
Natalie Wexler's accompanying article https://www.forbes.com/sites/nataliewexler/2018/09/10/hard-but-important-words-about-why-so-many-kids-struggle-to-read/#599abf7e6322

Scottish Parliament's Public Petitions Committee hear evidence on petition PE01668 Improving literacy standards in schools through research informed reading instruction Nov. 2017. Hear Anne Glennie, Dr Sarah McGeown, Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology, University of Edinburgh and Gordon Askew, MBE, International Foundation for Effective Reading Instruction

The English Alphabet Code - talk given by Prof Diane McGuinness at the RRF conference 2011.
Part 1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkeLL49lLw4
Part 2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnbweqBSjpA
Script. ttp://rrf.org.uk/pdf/conf2011/Diane_McGuinness_RRF_conf2011.pdf

Alison Clarke: How phonics got framed

Alison Clarke: English Spelling Code

Alison Clarke illustrates why predictable or repetitive texts are harmful for beginning readers.

Alison Clarke: Preventing literacy failure and shifting the whole Bell Curve up.

X Prof. Jo Elliott talks about 'The Dyslexia Debate'