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Free CPD: Videos and Podcasts

Podcast and script: Ofsted’s talk and Q&A at the Wellington Festival of Education. 2022.
It covered phonics, the importance of encouraging a love of reading, and helping struggling secondary-aged readers.
https://ofstedtalks.podbean.com/e/reading-talk-from-the-festival-of-education/

Australian Prof. Pamela Snow’s presentation ‘Leading the Science of Reading’ (70 mins). 2022.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUjFxuabrcU&t=2026s

The Sounds-Write Podcast: new episodes are added regularly.
https://sounds-write.buzzsprout.com/

Podcast. Monique Nowers. Is Phonics a Method for Teaching Reading?
https://teachreading.podbean.com/e/is-phonics-a-method-for-teaching-reading/

Podcast. John Walker on the Why and How of Phonics.
Apple: apple.co/3d4e5ZT Spotify: spoti.fi/3d6AaHC SoundCloud: bit.ly/3dPF5M1

Podcast. Chris Such, author of ‘The Art & Science of Teaching Primary Reading’.
https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/season-two-episode-six-christopher-such-reading/id1546748470?i=1000522735650

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8VRmu3f4Vo
Anne Glennie’s talk from ScotEd2. 2021: A Spotter’s Guide to Research-Informed Reading Instruction.

Podcast. Anne Glennie. Teach Every Child to Read. Scotland.
https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/teach-every-child-to-read-with-anne-glennie/id1493757771?i=1000518614547

Podcast. Ann Sullivan talks about phonics for ALL – especially for those with the most complex needs.
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-science-of-special-education/id1657871843?i=1000596905611

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiyzP3j7jbk&t=10s
Alison Clarke: What’s wrong with predictable or repetitive texts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mafVooDom8k
Alison Clarke: Preventing literacy failure and shifting the whole Bell Curve up.

In part 3. Prof. Seidenberg discusses PA with/without print, sight words & rules, Dual Route, explicit teaching, statistical learning and lots more.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adeSgFJ6fkQ

Podcast: Lexicon Valley Episode No. 102.
Why We Stopped Teaching Children How to Read. Prof. Seidenberg, author of Language at the Speed of Sight, discusses the fallout from the reading wars:
http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/lexicon_valley/2017/01/mark_seidenberg_and_john_mcwhorter_on_reading_versus_literacy.html

Podcasts and scripts (6 episodes): Sold A Story. How Teaching Kids to Read Went So Wrong. Emily Hanford. 2022. USA
https://features.apmreports.org/sold-a-story/

Dr Steve Dykstra: Understanding Statistics and Research: Even if You Really, Really Hate Math
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zS7ice-_mwE&fbclid=IwAR1tMpX9KNVFr-ucW1M-vxy6tH4hcF-DiYf_3Xl_npD6Ylcw0s0eJTUmwjM&app=desktop
Fountas & Pinnell: Watch Dr Steve Dykstra unpack its “gold standard” research from 52.33.
Reading Recovery: starts at 1:03:43