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Toe By Toe UK – September 2018 Newsletter

by Midge Arnott
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This month we are going to share with you an academic research undertaken on Toe By Toe by Manchester Metropolitan University in the U.K. Let’s first outline what the ongoing research entails. Toe by Toe Project at Manchester Metropolitan University The Department of Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University has organised student placement projects to evaluate the effectiveness of Toe by Toe in secondary and primary schools in Manchester, U.K. Manchester Met’s Lisa Bach and Claudia Conerney from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities Outreach & Enrichment Team recruited students to go into schools to use Toe by Toe with a cohort of struggling readers. Schools […]

Toe By Toe UK – September 2018 Newsletter

by Midge Arnott
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This month we are going to share with you an academic research undertaken on Toe By Toe by Manchester Metropolitan University in the U.K. Let’s first outline what the ongoing research entails. Toe by Toe Project at Manchester Metropolitan University The Department of Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University has organised student placement projects to evaluate the effectiveness of Toe by Toe in secondary and primary schools in Manchester, U.K. Manchester Met’s Lisa Bach and Claudia Conerney from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities Outreach & Enrichment Team recruited students to go into schools to use Toe by Toe with a cohort of struggling readers. Schools […]

Toe By Toe UK – August 2018 Newsletter

by Midge Arnott
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Last month’s newsletter shared with you the first leg of Toe By Toe’s Workshop Tour of Australia when we visited South Australia and Victoria. This month, it’s the turn of Queensland and New South Wales. Queensland We arrived in Brisbane from Melbourne on the morning of 19th March with only a few hours spare to freshen up for the next Toe By Toe session at SPELD Queensland at Woolloongabba. The following morning, it was a train and bus to the North-West of Brisbane and the coastal town of Redcliffe – famed as the boyhood home of the Bee Gees, whose music featured in the 1970s disco […]

Toe By Toe UK – July 2018 Newsletter

by Midge Arnott
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Last month’s June 2018 newsletter shared with you the first leg of Toe By Toe’s Workshop Tour of Australia when we visited Western Australia. This month, we want to share with you the next part of our tour to South Australia and Victoria.   Toe by Toe Tour to Australia March 2018 (Part Two) Arriving in the beautiful city of Adelaide in South Australia late on Sunday evening, we spent the following day with Paul and Angela Slater and their family who emigrated to Australia from Scotland a few years ago. Before emigrating, Paul and Angela had been leading lights at Dyslexia Ayrshire in Scotland where […]

Toe By Toe UK – June 2018 Newsletter

by Midge Arnott
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Well, summer is upon us in the northern hemisphere, and I imagine a lot of teachers, teacher assistants and – probably most of all! – students are looking forward to the summer break away from the daily school and lessons routine. However, if you want to help somebody with reading difficulties, the summer is no time to take your foot off the pedal. To encourage and share experiences with the ‘Silent Army’ of mums, dads, grandparents, siblings, whoever, who give up their time to help others conquer ‘this reading thing’, we send out a monthly newsletter to keep you up to […]