Language Sets Us Apart

Language sets us apart from other animals. Words allow expression of meaning that elevate and expand our mind in ways that…

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Article about Phonics (deep-dive)

They may ask questions such as the following: What method will teachers use to teach phonics? What phonics will my…

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Urgent Call to Improve Workforce Literacy in NZ

Literacy Aotearoa, The Industry Training Federation (ITF), Business New Zealand, English Language Partners and the New Zealand Council of Trade…

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Stats of Literacy

Some Interesting and Important Stats to Check Out!

I found this article with some stats for reading. I am sure that it is not only in America that…

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Will Schools Ditch Teaching Children How to Handwrite?

Literacy specialist “horrified” schools might ditch handwriting! There is growing evidence that comprehension is better when notes are hand-written rather…

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How About a Tiger for Your Book Cover?

Is this going to scare you away? I hope not!   Read what other teachers say about My Dictionary here. If…

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Do You Like Our New Cover for the Australian My Dictionary?

Check our new cover for the Australian My Dictionary. Do you like it?   Read what other teachers say about…

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The Story of My Dictionary – the Final

You will notice when you visit our website that there is another book that we publish called My Thesaurus. This book…

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The Story of My Dictionary – Continues (3)

Our story continues like this. Now we have our My Dictionary book in schools in New Zealand, Australia and United…

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The Story of My Dictionary – Continues (2)

The story goes on…. A friend in Australia was flatting with the son of the printer. When she was shown…

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