Annette discusses -ise versus -ize and other idiosyncrasies of the always evolving English language
One of the most important aspects of literacy is the way language changes according to purpose.
Understanding the language of mathematics plays a large role in students becoming numerate. Whether it’s the language of mathematics or mathematical language, it’s new for all of us.
Reading for inference, inferential thinking, begins well before children are required to draw meaning from written and visual texts at school. This type of thinking, making inferences about our world, is used all the time by everyone. We learn to make considered – and often not quite so considered – judgements and assumptions about people,…