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Educational & Child Psychology Vol 16 No 1 1999: Responding to the problems of reading failure in schools: A Scottish perspective

Educational & Child Psychology Vol 16 No 1 1999: Responding to the problems of reading failure in schools: A Scottish perspective

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A collection of papers that make significant and original contributions to the field of educational and child psychology. The theme is of this issue is Responding to the problems of reading failure in schools: A Scottish perspective

 

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Editorial
James Boyle and Tommy MacKay

Achievement in reading in North West Glasgow primary schools
Edward Jefferies

Early intervention in the prevention of reading difficulties
Moira Leslie and Gregor McMillan

Can endemic reading failure in socially disadvantaged children be successfully tackled?
Tommy MacKay

Literacy, social disadvantage and early intervention: Enhancing reading achievement in primary school
Tommy MacKay and Kate Watson

'Mr Homunculus the Reading Detective': A cognitive approach to improving reading comprehension
Laura Anne Currie

'Hard books made easy': Accessing text through diacritical marks
Cyril Hellier

The identification of specific reading difficulties: A survey of practice and policy in Scottish local authority psychological services 49
Douglas Fisher, Diana Fox and Keith Wood

The identification of specific reading difficulties through assessment of listening comprehension skills
Douglas Fisher, Diana Fox and Keith Wood

 

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