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Scanning Pens: Encouraging independence

Using clever technology, Scanning Pens is helping students with reading difficulties such as dyslexia to read independently and become more engaged in the classroom.
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Developing core literacy skills: Do students have the write stuff?

Writing is a core literacy skill that all students need to master to be able to function effectively in school, the workplace, and the community. It is also a major focus of national educational bodies. In Australia, for example, writing is included as one of four core areas assessed in the nationwide tests of student achievement (National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy [NAPLAN]), and students are expected to know how to write within diverse creative, informative, and persuasive genres. Read More