News tagged with literacy skills

US kids read little on e-readers, tablets: study

Two-thirds of young children in the United States now have access to an e-reader or tablet, but only half of them actually use the device to read, a research institute said in a study published Friday.

Jan 24, 2014
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US adults score below average on worldwide test

In math, reading and problem-solving using technology—all skills considered critical for global competitiveness and economic strength—American adults scored below the international average on a global test, according ...

Oct 08, 2013
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Phonics check is a valid but unnecessary test

The phonics screening check introduced by the coalition government last year does identify school children in Year 1 who may be falling behind in learning to read, but is not really more informative than ...

Jun 05, 2013
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