Headteachers blame the 'rigidity' of the national curriculum and the testing regime for lack of critical-reading skills
On the second annual Empathy Day, pupils are being asked to #ReadForEmpathy and put themselves in someone else’s shoes
Proposals could be ‘first step in getting rid of school libraries altogether’
The next time a child asks you what a word means, directing them to the dictionary might not be enough, says Megan Dixon
One headteacher writes that her daughter is 'furious' that she won’t get her marked Sats papers back this week
Reading is deliciously enjoyable and good for you, too – it doesn't matter which book you pick, says Katie Thistleton
Could an automated robot arm transform handwriting lessons as we know them? Kate Parker reports
Exam questions too often make students search for a 'fixed' answer and don't encourage creativity, writes Andrew Otty
Government is too 'reticent' about advising parents how to help children learn at home, says former education secretary
Sats week is always an emotional rollercoaster, says this assistant headteacher, who has charted the highs and lows
One primary teacher explains the strategies that have enabled her school to become one of the country's best for reading
Introducing your pupils to authors and illustrators can open their eyes and inspire, write two Hay Festival organisers
When reading aloud to pupils, you're transferring the author's mind into a classroom full of others, writes Joe Nutt
Trial found that teaching parents to support young children worked, but few parents turned up
Beanstalk, a charity which puts volunteers in primary schools to help with reading, lists 40 books for engaging children
We can't teach pupils every word in the dictionary – but we can teach them how to 'catch' new words, says Megan Dixon
If we shun great literature for easy-reads, the gap between the wealthiest and the poorest widens, writes Michael Nott
Three rules – and no less – which you can ignore in the classroom
If you want to challenge your primary class to think a little differently, these books should help, says one teacher
In this week's Tes, teacher Alex Quigley outlines his research on how you can help students close the word gap
Almost half of UK pupils risk underperforming as a result of a word gap, according to research
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Wise words that will help you broaden pupils’ vocabulary
NUT delegates raise concerns about funding cuts to libraries
Lack of communication meant difficulties in sorting official...
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