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Education, teaching, learning and research. Views my own. ‘Closing the Writing Gap’ available May 2022:

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Alex Quigley
6 days ago
*NEW BLOG POST* 'Commonly confused academic vocabulary'
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@STEMLearningUK
STEM Learning
19 hours ago
Thank you to Gary ( @SENDMattersUK ) from @EducEndowFoundn ! He's shared his fascinating blog with us on strategies for teachers to support pupils with SEND: Share your views with Gary and other members in #STEMcommunity now:
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Alex Quigley
14 hours ago
I’m looking forward to this. An Ethic for Excellence has some brilliant key concepts & St Matts and their brilliant squad ( @son1bun @traceya75 @hydeh_rose etc) will no doubt bring excellence to life. #onthereadinglist
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Tom Sherrington
22 hours ago
Just reading final proofs of @son1bun 's In Action book on @RonBergerEL 's An Ethic of Excellence.. it's absolutely brilliant. Out on Feb 25th... 🔥🔥👏👏
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3 days ago
NEW: What strategies can teachers make use of to support pupils with SEND in their daily practice? Our SEND Specialist, Gary Aubin @SENDMattersUK , explores the evidence in this new EEF blog. Read here:
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Helen Stevens
2 days ago
"...being explicit about the specialist language of our subjects is essential..." Teacher and author @AlexJQuigley looks at the importance (for pupils) of developing #academic vocabulary. Some great examples of commonly confused words: via @lynneguist
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@MarkBlois
Mark Blois
3 days ago
I usually confine my tweets to work related matters but I hope I will be forgiven for sharing this blog coming out of an interview I have given to the ⁦ @cftrust ⁩ with a view to supporting the Trust’s great work raising awareness about Cystic Fibrosis
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@CristaHazell
Crista
3 days ago
What do you do to help learners overcome unfamiliar vocabulary in MFL? asks @senorcordero You use @AlexJQuigley 's strategies for teh English classroom from #TheVocabularyGap as they work! Take a look #MFLTwitterati #MFLChat #Langchat @linguascope #LinguascopeWebinars
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Darren Leslie
3 days ago
Just finished a brilliant chat with @AlexJQuigley for #becomingeducated We explored themes from @his excellent book Closing the Reading Gap including a short history of reading and writing systems, the science of reading and practical strategies for your classroom.
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EEF
8 days ago
If you’re interested in sharing your views, take our short surveys: Early Language: Early Years and Key Stage 1 Maths: Cognitive Science: 4/5
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Sarah Green
10 days ago
If you're a secondary school leader or teacher interested in developing pupils' reading fluency and oral reading programmes, this might be a useful read 👇 #fluency #reading
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@StMattResearch
St Matthew's Research School
9 days ago
Tickets going fast for Oracy In Action: Developing Purposeful Talk in EYFS and Key Stage 1. Don't miss out on expertise from @OracyCambridge @profneilmercer @EducEndowFoundn @AlexJQuigley @son1bun and more ...
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Jon Severs
5 days ago
Are we having the right conversation about vocabulary in education? I think we need to go beyond the 'why' if we are really going to have an impact. Here's the @tes leader this week, feat @DamsonEd and @AlexJQuigley
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5 days ago
'5 strategies for reading complex texts' “Perhaps one of the mistakes in the past efforts to improve reading achievement has been the removal of struggle."
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5 days ago
*NEW* ‘Commonly Confused Vocabulary’ “Given most academic words are complex and polysemous (that is to say, they have more than one meaning) just sharing word lists with pupil-friendly definitions is typically inadequate.”
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