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Schools drop writing focus too early: researchers

Schools are dropping the focus on writing too soon, say academics. Writing for The Conversation, Australian Catholic University Professor of Educational Assessment and Literacy Claire Wyatt-Smith and senior research officer Christine Jennifer Jackson surveyed more than 4,000 primary and secondary school ...

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In schools, the write kind of wrong flourishes

Australia is "dropping the ball" in teaching writing skills to primary students, a literacy expert has claimed. Dr Noella Mackenzie from CSU’s school of education said keyboarding skills, too, have been neglected by the education system, leaving children academically disadvantaged. ...

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