The issue of vocabulary…

This is a proposed presentation for my colleagues – HODs at The John Lyon School. I hate preparing for my colleagues on this subject – it feels so like teaching granny to suck eggs.

Still, as Head of English I want to share some of the ideas which have been pounding around in my head since I heard Alex Quigley speak at ResearchEd2017. I have borrowed some screenshots of his slides and have been reading his material as the basis for this presentation. I am greatly indebted to him. All links to his work are shown on the slides.

Some thoughts on Literacy across the curriculum