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This is so much bulldust. I will not have reading snobbery. My husband read “nothing but comics” like so many kids I’ve worked with. How did he do? Masters in Optical Electronics and currently working at high level in sub-sea equipment design. Some more examples below... #thread
Some examples of the outcome of unconventional readers (i.e #NotNovels) I taught a boy to read using atlases, and he only ever read those at school. Today he’s an international pilot.
I taught an illiterate child (who also had anger and low self-esteem issues) how to read using only the @BeanoOfficial - last year he passed his GCSEs.
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#CILIPConf18: learning and information literacy - chaired by Rosie Jones, director of Library Services, Open University. With Sarah Lacey, consultant and trainer, Ruth Carlyle, Health Education England, & Jacqueline Geekie, Aberdeenshire libraries.
SP: there have been huge tsunamis of change in school education - changes to curriculum on literacy, numeracy, IT, KS3 English. Move away from independent learning.
SP: libraries were not mentioned in previous curriculum. Now there are 2 proper mentions, but they relate to English depts at KS3 reading for pleasure, not anywhere else.
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