Welcome to Teacher Talk, where our authors 'talk' early literacy with teachers.
You'll find practical classroom strategies and tips from real educators, as well as personal stories and innovative approaches to improving your teaching practice.
Have you ever tried the word tricks where numerals replace letters or where medial letters in words are rearranged? These demonstrate how highly skilled readers are so practised with text that they can still access meaning. They are a reminder of how much prior knowledge helps reader understanding.Read