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The language of the exam hall: How to prepare your students

Exciting News! We're at The Education Show exploring vocabulary pedagogy

3 strategies for teaching tier 3 vocabulary!

We're Bett Awards 2019 finalists!

Learning a Lesson from Libraries Week

Homework: stop marking now!

Roald Dahl Day: Reading is a superpower!

Mind the Word Gap [Infographic]

#LiteracyDay: is literacy the gateway to skills development?

Your back-to-school vocabulary checklist!

Using vocabulary tiers to improve reading comprehension

Build your first class display, the vocabulary way!

Vocabulary's coming home!

Boost your child's learning with the Bedrock summer challenge!

Join the Bedrock summer challenge!

5 reasons to book your Bedrock demo today!

Designing a “broad and rich” vocabulary curriculum!

Your guide to delivering outstanding vocabulary CPD!

Why Vocabulary Deficits Need Your Attention: The Word Gap Report

Teaching tier two words? 5 strategies you need to know!

Building a vocabulary curriculum: the mastery approach

International Women's Day: Scouting for hidden gems in the library…

Using language to #PressforProgress 

Wintry Writing on World Book Day

Building confidence: teaching ambitious vocabulary through 19th century texts

How to help your child use ambitious vocabulary

'What does that mean?' Engaging my students with academic vocabulary

How I used a vocabulary curriculum to teach Macbeth

Building a vocabulary curriculum: what NOT to do

EAL strategies to encourage literacy improvement

Preparing for SATs with a vocabulary curriculum

Spooky writing prompts for Halloween: a sample

Roots and affixes: the key to literacy improvement

National Poetry Day: the freedom of words

Linguistic play on Roald Dahl Day

International Literacy Day: the shapeshifting of words

The act of reading: why words are beloved

How to use formative assessment strategies the right way

5 formative assessment strategies for English teachers

Why you should be thinking about the language of exams

5 things you should be doing if you teach EAL students

5 things you need to know about teaching vocabulary

How to teach vocabulary: translanguaging & semantic maps

Empathy & reading: literacy strategies for boys

Literacy strategies: Semantic spotlighting

How well do you teach vocabulary? 8 key questions

Spoken language & reading difficulties - what's the link?

Why Words Matter in Maths

Vocabulary fun

Academic Vocabulary and the new English spec

6 top tips for teaching scientific terminology

The language of display

Teaching vocab: Why every school needs a plan