Author Archive | David Hornsby

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The future of learning

InsightCreative, 13 Nov 2018.  Visit Wooranna Park Primary School in Dandenong, Melbourne, where learning spaces are rich and engaging and children’s minds are being prepared for the future.  Read the article here

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What are ‘decodable readers’ and do they work?

The Conversation, 1 Nov 2018.  The Australian Curriculum defines decoding as ‘A process of working out the meaning of words in a text. In decoding, readers draw on contextual, vocabulary, grammatical and phonic knowledge.’  However, the Victorian coalition defines decoding only as ‘sounding out letters’ and wants their misinformed view of decodable readers in schools […]

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