When children are able to read the first 100 high-frequency words this can help in providing a foundation for reading. The 100 words make up around 50% of written materials. When students are able to read these words, then this can make reading easier and make them feel more confident.
The best approach to teaching high frequency words is ‘whole-word’ approach. In this way we are...Learn More
School personals are advised to focus on providing the opportunity for students to reflect on events happening, and will happen in the world (e.g. pandemic, war in Ukraine).
There are different activities that can be done with students depending on their age and developmental stage to explore and think as a group about what is happening. Here are a few examples:
Be open to joy and...Learn More
One of the most important aspects of learning is to get the learner engaged in the learning process.
The first point is the ‘what are you learning?’
‘What am I learning?’ many of our children in schools do not know what they are learning. This is not to say that what they are learning has not been shared with them, but it means that despite sharing the information with them, they still...Learn More
Writing can be a very difficult and a frustrating task for some children and adolescents. One strategy to help them overcome this frustration isthe POWER strategy. POWER is a mnemonic strategy to encourage students to proceed through the writing task in small steps, and each letter stands for a single step the child or adolescent needs to perform.
POWER: P is plan
This stage includes:...Learn More