Media Mentions: Wednesday 30 August

Dr Alison Madelaine was interviewed by Perth’s 6PR on NAPLAN spelling results and how spelling should be taught effectively in schools.

She discussed the importance of using language-based instruction to teach children about the internal workings of the English language, including speech sounds, letter-sound correspondences, spelling rules and conventions, morphology (combining word parts) and acquiring knowledge of word origins.

Listen to the full interview here

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