Phonics and the Classical Tradition

I wasn’t looking forward to teaching phonics. I figured just about every other area of the Year One/Two curriculum I could pick up quickly, if I didn’t have a teaching knowledge of it already. Phonics, however, is a different animal. In math, you begin with basic skills like adding and subtracting, and even if youContinue reading “Phonics and the Classical Tradition”

Pre-reading.

Today’s preparations have been mostly centered around pre-reading select historical works for my tutorials at Oxford. As I understand it, I will have about 3-4 weeks of learning that is non tutorial based, and then the second term will be completely centered around the two tutorials that I have chosen. My primary tutorial is “HistoryContinue reading “Pre-reading.”