It’s Dyslexia Awareness Week 2019! And alongside a whole host of schools, libraries and bookshops across the UK we’re celebrating this year’s theme of empowering people with dyslexia. To join in the conversation we thought we’d ask some experts to share their thoughts on empowering their readers, using our books and building dyslexia-friendly spaces …
This week we’re joined on the blog by Toppsta founder and all round reading champion Georgina Atwell! We love working with our friends over at Toppsta and their website is a brilliant way for us to get direct feedback from our most important customers — our readers. Even better than that, Toppsta have become experts […]
We are delighted to welcome Katie Myles to the Barrington Stoke blog to hear how valuable group reading can be. Katie is an experienced teacher who has in depth experience providing professional development for experienced and newly qualified teachers, trainees and support staff. Welcome Katie!
Barrington Stoke books are popular in schools as accessible, inspiring reads suitable for mixed-ability groups. As well as selling the books singly for reading for pleasure, we also supply a wide range of packs to schools. Here’s some inspiration on how to use the books to bring literacy to life in your school, plus a […]
It’s Dyslexia Awareness Week in Scotland! We’ve gone through the Barrington Stoke archives to find a great resource on making classrooms dyslexia friendly by Bernadette McLean, principal of The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre. “The bonus of creating a dyslexia-friendly classroom is that it will facilitate learning for everyone in the school.” The Helen Arkell Dyslexia […]