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Alex Quigley
English teacher. Director of Huntington Research School. Author. COMING SOON... ‘Closing the Vocabulary Gap':
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Alex Quigley 9h
Looking forward to this going live next week!
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Alex Quigley 9h
'Vocabulary Development and the 'Frayer Model'' - this is one of my favourite vocab teaching strategies. This blog includes examples from English and great Science input from :
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Alex Quigley 18h
WEEKEND POST ‘5 Vocabulary Teaching Myths’
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Alex Quigley 10h
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Alex Quigley 11h
Great to hear Anita. A curiosity for words can help stave off the drudgery of spelling tests and offer so many opportunities for deep, meaningful connections with language. My year 7s are always trying to tell me etymological stories about words they’ve found now!
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Alex Quigley 11h
Said “we should all be” teaching anything. Michael captures the multifaceted, rich nature of deep learning very well. Of course, some words are taught as part of that debate, discussion, reading & exploration.
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Alex Quigley 11h
Understanding word roots, parts, families and more is a helpful learning tool in countless ways. For myself, as an English teacher, & in many other aspects of learning. It’s entirely complementary to Michael’s tweet about debate, talk, reading, communicating etc. I have never
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Alex Quigley 11h
Hi Rob, I’ve no clue what “knowledge based learning” is and I’m not sure why you’re apologising to me! Of course learning words involved experience, interaction, talk and more. Language is about human communication; all knowledge is between people.
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Alex Quigley 13h
Replying to @LeahCrimes
I hope it was worth waiting for! 😀
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Durrington Research 13h
Useful article by ‘Unlocking the science of how kids think’
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Alex Quigley 13h
Thanks Jill! 👍🏻
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Jill Berry 13h
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Tom Bennett Apr 20
The brilliant 's keynote address to researchED Ontario on April 14th about teacher training
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Alex Quigley 14h
‘How to become a reading role model in primary school’ by :
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Alex Quigley 15h
Replying to @LorraineM63
Great! I hope you find it useful👍🏻
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Alex Quigley 15h
Replying to @shaun_allison
Cheers 👍🏻
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Shaun Allison 16h
Blog of the week goes to for '5 Vocabulary Teaching Myths'
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Alex Quigley 16h
Replying to @lobster_1
Thanks Emma - I really like summary pages myself for readability, so I try and use those in every book now 👍🏻
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Alex Quigley 17h
Replying to @McGillycuddy101
Lucky number 14 I hope! 😉👍🏻
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Alex Quigley 18h
WEEKEND POST ‘5 Vocabulary Teaching Myths’
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