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Alex Quigley
Senior Associate at the Education Endowment Foundation. Former English teacher. Author: ‘Closing the Vocabulary Gap':
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Alex Quigley 13h
My new column on the new large-scale research that shows that good ol' fashioned paper-based reading is more effective than digital texts: 'Hold on to your hardbacks' (I love the image!)
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Nuffield Foundation Nov 14
Can 20 minutes a day of storytelling help parents boost their kids' language skills? The have announced a trial of Parents and Children Together (PACT) - an early language teaching programme developed as part of a Nuffield-funded project.
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HTTP Nov 13
Look at our HTTP trainees using Alex Quigley research to close the vocabulary gap in their subject planning. We are all teachers of literacy!
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Alex Quigley 13h
Interesting Australian perspective on closing the 'vocabulary gap' from
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Shaun Allison 15h
Great to see the work of recognised in outstanding report A great example of collaborative working!
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Evidence Based Edu Nov 15
Quick! Only 13 free tickets remain for this event - 'What every teacher needs to know about assessment' - delivered in partnership with & with an amazing panel inc. Get yours here 👇
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Alex Quigley 20h
Thanks! 😊
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Alex Quigley Nov 15
Thanks Sonya!
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Alex Quigley Nov 15
Replying to @katywayne
Thanks Katy!
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Alex Quigley Nov 15
Replying to @EnglishwithMrK1
Thanks Mr K!
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Alex Quigley Nov 15
Replying to @lollydaffs @Mr_PNorris
Thanks Lauren! Really appreciate the positive feedback! 😀
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Alex Quigley Nov 15
An excellent blog by on the value & importance of carefully & collaboratively developing a curriculum & schemes of learning over time. Plucking them off the shelf is problematic; whipping them up ourselves in weeks equally so. It‘s a gradual, essential part of teaching
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Damian Sullivan Nov 15
I’m really enjoying the season finale of The UK.
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Miss Turner Nov 14
8X1 loved their starter today that not only assessed the adjectives they learnt from last lesson, but also encouraged making connections/synonyms. 🧠✍🏼
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Alex Quigley Nov 15
Replying to @MissTurnerMACS @fod3
Nice idea! 💡
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Mrs Bourke Nov 15
Fantastic day at Closing the Vocabulary Gap. A wealth of strategies to take back to Exciting!
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Alex Quigley Nov 15
I’ll get the details and tweet them out from tomorrow. 👍🏻
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Alex Quigley Nov 15
Most of this school year is gone (one day a week!), but doing some travelling around with and have other events.
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Alex Quigley Nov 15
Thanks for coming!
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Alex Quigley Nov 15
Replying to @LauraL_CHS @CHS_TandL
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