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Nomanis Notes

Nomanis Notes are written for use by parents, educators and other professionals who work with children. They contain concise descriptions of the evidence pertaining to specific educational practices, some of which may be regarded as controversial. Many of the articles consist of revised and updated versions of the MUSEC Briefings, previously published by Macquarie University…

Newsletter

Our newsletter, MultiLit Moments, will keep you up to date with research on the teaching of literacy, as well as updates about our programs, Professional Development, the MultiLit Literacy Centres and the MultiLit Research Unit. MultiLit Moments is published three times a year. If you would like to receive an email copy of MultiLit Moments each time it is released,…

Reinforced Reading Program

One of the single most important things we can do to help low-progress readers is to hear them read every day, for a little as 15-20 minutes, using a set of tutoring strategies known as Reinforced Reading. We call it Reinforced Reading for three reasons:first, because the reader and the reading is supported or reinforced…

MultiLit Book Levels

Parents and teachers can sometimes be at loss to know which books to choose when doing Reinforced Reading with low-progress readers.The MultiLit Book Levels chart takes away the guesswork, and can be used as a guide to align commonly used book series with approximate reading ages and the corresponding MultiLit Book Level.  We have also…

Reinforced Reading Diary

Use the MultiLit Reinforced Reading Diary to keep track of your child’s or student’s reading sessions. Good record keeping makes it easier for more than one person to be involved in the sessions and helps you keep track of progress. A summary of the procedures in MultiLit Reinforced Reading is also included for easy reference.…

Single Sounds Demonstration

MultiLit Sound Prompt Cards Each letter of the alphabet has both a letter name and a letter sound. If you are unsure about the different letter sounds, use this handy Single Sounds Demonstration tool to check the sound each letter of the alphabet makes.Technical RequirementsYou will need to have Adobe Flash installed on your computer, as well…

Standard Reading Tests

MultiLit uses a range of standardised and placement tests when assessing students. The tests are designed to measure the different skills needed for a student to read effectively. The following gives an outline of each test objective: Wheldall Assessment of Reading Passages (WARP) Reading fluency refers to how quickly and accurately a passage is read.…

100 Word Sample Test

Use the MultiLit 100 Word Sample Test to assist in selecting books at the right level of difficulty for your child or student. Download 100 Word Sample Test Click the button to download your copy of the 100 Word Sample Test.  Share on facebook Like Share on twitter Tweet Share on linkedin LinkedIn Share on…