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by alex o'mahony
Tue Dec 14, 2010 3:07 pm
Forum: Purely Practical Posts -no politics!
Topic: RAP reading comprehension Strategic Intervention Model
Replies: 9
Views: 7733

Re: RAP reading comprehension Strategic Intervention Model

I have done some research into this, but I a trying to locate a copy of "Teaching a Paraphrasing Strategy! Melbourne (2006). By J Munro.

However, I have had no success. I have even tried to contact Dr Munro directly, but had no reply. Can anybody help?
by alex o'mahony
Sat Nov 13, 2010 12:49 am
Forum: Purely Practical Posts -no politics!
Topic: RAP reading comprehension Strategic Intervention Model
Replies: 9
Views: 7733

Re: RAP reading comprehension Strategic Intervention Model

Alex, I haven’t had the time to read the research on RAP but will try to do so over the weekend. You might be interested in the spring 2003 issue of American Educator which deals with the issue of comprehension. There are some excellent articles. I particularly recommend that you read “Poor childre...
by alex o'mahony
Thu Nov 11, 2010 10:59 pm
Forum: Purely Practical Posts -no politics!
Topic: RAP reading comprehension Strategic Intervention Model
Replies: 9
Views: 7733

RAP reading comprehension Strategic Intervention Model

Hi, I am a teacher in Ireland and have been promoting the teaching of Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar for many years now. I teach in an all boys school in one of the most deprived areas of Ireland and our school stadardised test results have improved greatly over the years. However, reading comprehe...
by alex o'mahony
Thu Mar 15, 2007 3:44 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Toe by Toe programme
Replies: 6
Views: 1487

Toe by Toe programme

Hello,

I would be interested in hearing opinions on the Toe by Toe programme. Does it fit in with a synthetic phonics approach? Who is it best used with? etc.

Yours

Alex