10 words in 1971

It's a great quote, isn't it? But where does it come from? I recently found out about its origin and was surprised to find it dates back...

Phonic Books and me

I have always admired and frequently used the excellent decodable readers produced by Phonic Books Ltd. I can still remember the utter...

Reading in special schools

I do urge you to read this fantastic piece of work on literacy and the teaching of reading in special schools in the UK, focusing on...

Magic e... is it?

Let’s get one thing clear… it’s not (magic that is). That aside, we have to ask ourselves whether or not it is useful to use ‘magic e’ as...