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How do you to teach Skimming and Scanning? —

#teammagicalmaths @jo_c_gray Skimming and Scanning Skimming and scanning are specific speed-reading techniques, which enable you to read a vast amount of material very rapidly. these two skills can be extremely useful when grasped yet quite tricky to teach. Skimming and Scanning are two key skills identified in the Programmes of Study for KS2 Reading in the National Curriculum. […]

21 reasons why English is hard to learn! —

Difficult English Words Have you ever wondered why learning English  is difficult but yet pupils in UK schools never complain about the difficult English words that they need to remember. Yet, when it comes to learning a new language many students will complain and struggle. Below is Twenty One reasons why English is hard to […]

What is Visual Literacy? —

Visual literacy is the ability to interpret, negotiate, and make meaning from information presented in the form of an image, extending the meaning of literacy, which commonly signifies interpretation of a written or printed text. Visual literacy is based on the idea that pictures can be “read” and that meaning can be communicated through a […]