Riverina School

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Professional Reading

New Zealand Research

James W. Chapman, Alison W. Arrow, Christine Braid, Keith T. Greaney, and William E. Tunmer. (2018). Early Literacy Research Project (Full and Summary Report)

Arrow, A. (2019). The Early Literacy Project: Implementation report to the Ministry of Education 

Gail Gillon. (2019). A Better Start: E Tipu e Rea: Successful Learning Theme: Phase One Final Report


International Meta-analyses

National Reading Panel. (2000). Teaching children to read: An evidence-based assessment of the scientific research on reading and its implications for reading instruction (USA)

Jim Rose. (2016). Independent review of the teaching of early reading (UK)

Rowe, K., National Inquiry into the Teaching of Literacy (Australia). (2005). Teaching reading: Report and recommendations (Australia)


The Science of Reading

Gough and Tunmer. (1986). The simple view of reading

Louisa Moats. (1999). Teaching reading IS rocket science: What expert teachers of reading should know and be able to do.

Buckingham, J., Wheldall, K., Beaman-Wheldall, R. (2013). Why Jaydon can’t read: The triumph of ideology over evidence in teaching reading.

Hempenstall, K. (2016). Read About It: Scientific Evidence for Effective Teaching of Reading (Australia)

Linnea Ehri  

Tom Nicholson

David Kilpatrick

Pam Kastner

Pamela Snow

Stephen Parker. (2019). Reading instruction and phonics: Theory and practice for teachers (2nd edition).

2000 Progress in Understanding Reading (Twenty five years of research on the reading process) Stanovich  

Stanislas Dehaene. (2009). Reading in the brain: The new science of how we read



Emily Hanford: Hard Words: Why aren’t kids being taught how to read?

Emily Hanford. At a loss for words: How a flawed idea is teaching millions of kids to be poor readers



Shanahan on Literacy

Stephen Parker