Weekly Round Up: 12th December 2021

Blog of the Week

Teaching Oral Reading Fluency to Older StudentsTimothy Shanahan

This blog contains some really useful activities that teachers can use to help build reading fluency.


‘Means of Participation’ by Fahim Rahman

Fahim reflects on how he has been developing his practice, by being more explicit about his instructions.

Research School Blog

‘Teaching Reading Fluency at secondary School’ by Fran Haynes

Fluency instruction isn’t just beneficial for younger students.  It can go a long way in supporting reading at KS3 and KS4 too.

Other Useful Links


Date: 18th January

Time: 3.30pm

Title: Formative Assessment

Led by: James Crane

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