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Learning to read: communicating and receiving ideas and information

May 10, 2012 by blennzict | 0 comments

Turning page to discover what will happen nextTravis is almost 6 years old and is learning to read.

As he has an alternating vertical squint and nystagmus, Travis has had to develop some skills and strategies to help him track from left to right.

Alex describes how she has worked alongside Travis to support him in gaining these new skills. She also gives an overview of the teaching strategies she uses to support an emergent reader. Continue Reading →

Introducing CCTVs at home to support pre-reading skills

March 29, 2012 by blennzict | 0 comments

Alyssa looking at the little billy goat

4 year olds, Amy and Alyssa, have been learning to use a CCTV at home to support the development of their pre-reading skills.

Sarah Tullett (BLENNZ Resource Teacher Vision) shows us how CCTVs can be introduced from a young age to support early readers, helping them to develop visual efficiency while gaining important technology skills. Continue Reading →

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