Assessment



What a strange time to be teaching in! Somewhere across the planet there is a teacher taking stock of the effect of school closures on their student’s literacy. Many who would be ordinarily would be reaching benchmarks are sadly not. Shirley Houston shares her top five tips for catching up on phonics – quickly!

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The Phonics Check is controversial because it includes nonsense words such as “flep” and “shem” but it’s testing a very critical skill – blending. Why an Australian Phonics Check is important and what it could look like.

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What phonics assessment resources should you use? Here are our FREE phonics assessment resources to kickstart your phonics teaching!


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