Rhythm for Reading - sustainable reading intervention for schools

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Rhythm for Reading is a group reading intervention programme for 5 to 15 year olds that uniquely doesn't use words!

This rhythm-based approach has been researched in a five year study at UCL Institute of Education.

The Rhythm for Reading programme streams a system of resources into classrooms via a secure portal, enabling teachers to accelerate students’ phonological processing, reading accuracy, fluency, engagement and comprehension.

By dramatically improving students' interest and ability to assimilate the content of what they are reading, Rhythm for Reading acts as a powerful catalyst for the acquisition of knowledge.

Three factors to take into account when assessing reading comprehension.

28 November 2022

Image credit: Adam Winger via Unsplash
Image credit: Adam Winger via Unsplash

In the Rhythm for Reading Programme, progress in reading is measured using the Neale… (read more)

Rhythm, flow, reading fluency and comprehension

20 November 2022

In extant societies that live as hunter-gatherers, loud communal singing and drumming creates the illusion of a large coherent entity, large enough to deter big cats that predate on the… (read more)

Sensitivity to rhythm is all around us

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A few weeks ago, in an inset session at a wonderful school with beautiful inclusive approaches in their group teaching, I mentioned that rats have the same limbic structures as… (read more)