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by Lesley Drake
Sun Jul 25, 2004 12:51 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Data Data Everywhere...
Replies: 18
Views: 9082

Dear Grasshopper, I was all set to reply when your second posting arrived! Don't ever worry about typos - for me, emotion wins out over accuracy every time - except in KS2 SATs, where you would have been marked down on spelling, sentence structure and punctuation, but might have saved yourself in th...
by Lesley Drake
Sat Mar 27, 2004 8:34 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: TES - again....
Replies: 5
Views: 5530

Oh Geraldine, It's a beauty isn't it? It's not everyday you come across something so delightfully DIM and unintentionally COMIC. I've decided that we rrfers should invent a new verb: to Ruttle Definition - to earnestly blather on about a subject one obviously knows nothing about, while unconsciously...
by Lesley Drake
Sat Mar 27, 2004 7:51 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: 3% of children incapable of learning to read? reference plea
Replies: 11
Views: 7050

Dear Pat, You are very lucky to be in the position of beginning to pilot Ruth's programme. I've seen it in action at Kobi Nazrul Primary and it's wonderful. I found a reference in Bonnie MacMillan's book "Why schoolchildren can't read " on p120 where she says approximately 4% of the UK population is...
by Lesley Drake
Mon Feb 23, 2004 8:47 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Who is Dolores G Hiskes?
Replies: 1
Views: 2844

Who is Dolores G Hiskes?

While I've been on holiday from these airways, I've been surfing the net for all things phonicy and synthetic and came across the works of this remarkable lady. Dolores has written "Phonics Pathways" and "Pyramid Reading Exercises" and is definitely one of us - a blend and segment all through the wo...
by Lesley Drake
Sat Feb 21, 2004 10:24 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Back from four months in exile!
Replies: 2
Views: 2955

Back from four months in exile!

I can't believe it - after four months of total isolation and frustration, exiled in Old Messageboard Land, I am now able to log on to the new messageboard and RRF homepage! Four months of catching up to do - haven't you all been busy?! Thank you Webmaster for sorting things out. It is so wonderful ...
by Lesley Drake
Fri Oct 31, 2003 10:24 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Ok now?
Replies: 3
Views: 6076

Will this do it ?

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