READING AT RISK: WHY EFFECTIVE LITERACY PRACTICE IS NOT EFFECTIVE
The gap between high and low achievers in reading is wide in New Zealand compared to other countries as shown in PIRLS (Progress in International Reading Literacy Study) 2001 and 2006 studies.… Expand
Why the New Zealand National Literacy Strategy has failed and what can be done about it: Evidence from the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2011 and Reading Recovery monitoring reports
For the past 15 years, the New Zealand government has initiated major efforts to reduce persistently large inequities in achievement outcomes in literacy education, including the development of a… Expand
Teachers’ use of phonics, knowledge of language constructs, and preferred word identification prompts in relation to beginning readers*
Abstract New Zealand’s approach to literacy instruction is predominantly whole language. Explicit code-orientated literacy instruction is not favoured, however, most teachers are believed to include… Expand
Reading abilities of class four learners of English in four selected schools in Tharaka-Nithi County, Kenya
A thesis presented to the school of humanities and social sciences in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of the degree of Masters of Arts of Kenyatta University.July 2017
Expanding on the Meanings of Empathy in the Classroom: Seeing through a Cultural Lens.
Priority learners in New Zealand include those who have special educational needs, yet gifted learners with multiple exceptionalities are variably identified, understood or provided for in our… Expand
Self-esteem and resilience in students with literacy learning difficulties within an educational context.
A narrative inquiry into the induction and mentoring experiences of overseas trained teachers in South Auckland special need schools
The author states that the author’s aim was to provide a history of web exceptionalism from 1989 to 2002, a period chosen in order to explore its roots as well as specific cases up to and including the year in which descriptions of “Web 2.0” began to circulate. Expand
Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties
Terms defined Orthographic mapping the process students use to turn unfamiliar written words into instantly accessible “sight words”. Sight Word any word that is instantly recognized regardless of… Expand
The Effects of a Shared Reading Intervention on the English Reading Skills of Year One Students in a Level Two Māori-medium Educational Context
- Computer Science
It is suggested that the manuscript should be rewritten in a chapters-by- chapters format to facilitate more detailed discussion of the author’s motivations and methods. Expand
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This theoretical review builds on the idea that social constructivism offers implications for reshaping schooling in ways that may correct the gap between the literacy achievement of students of… Expand
Critical Conceptual and Methodological Considerations in Reading Intervention Research
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A number of conceptual and methodological issues that should be considered when conducting and interpreting reading intervention research are identified. Expand
Reading instruction for the initial years in New Zealand schools
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