Entries by Clare Sealy

D_ y_u kn_w wh_t I me_n? Reading for inference

Inference, says Clare Sealy, isn’t a skill that can be taught. But it can be improved – through knowledge. I’ve always found it much harder to teach how to infer meaning than how to decode. With decoding, there’s a clear route map. Some children may take a bit longer to travel that route; but if […]