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Alex Quigley’s expert books support CPD and schools are creating book clubs so that staff can get the most out of them. To get started, download these book club questions for each chapter of Closing the Reading Gap.

Book Club Questions

 

Closing the Reading Gap

Closing the Reading Gap

With a focus on nurturing pupils’ will and skill to read for pleasure and purpose, Alex's new book provides practical solutions  that enable every student to thrive in school and far beyond the school gates. Tackling issues such as dyslexia and the role of technology, the book helps teachers to be an expert in how pupils ‘learn to read’ as well as how they ‘read to learn’.

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Closing the Vocabulary Gap

Closing the Vocabulary Gap

As teachers grapple with the challenge of a new, bigger and more challenging school curriculum, at every key stage and phase, success can feel beyond our reach. But what if there were 50,000 small solutions to help us bridge that gap? This bestseller provides practical solutions for teachers across the curriculum, incorporating easy-to-use tools, resources and classroom activities..

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Book Club

Create your own book club to support staff development. Here's some questions from Alex to get you started...

Book Club Questions

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Alex offers six steps to close the reading gap that will help teachers build a rich reading culture, so that every student can thrive in school and far beyond the school gates. Also read the introduction to his new book.

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Alex Quigley

Former English teacher and school leader, of over 15 years' standing, who now works for the Education Endowment Foundation, supporting teachers to access research evidence. He can be found on Twitter @HuntingEnglish and blogs at theconfidentteacher.com

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