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How to register and buy Talking Stories

How to register and buy Talking Stories

7 August 2015

How to register and buy books on the Talking Stories website...  Download our printable step-by-step guide by clicking on the link below:     You can print this out and keep it as a handy guide.  

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Are you worried about ANA?

Are you worried about ANA?

14 July 2015

Oxford University Press has produced an EXCELLENT new series on school improvement.  The best thing is that it's FREE!!!  The different subjects available are:Career GuidanceANA MathematicsPhysical EducationEnglish Good Grammar GuideCommercePhysical SciencesANA LanguagesHistoryHistory Answer BookClick on the picture below to down...

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Talking Stories at South African Book Fair 2015

Talking Stories at South African Book Fair 2015

8 July 2015

Here's a date for your diary if you live in Johannesburg:Friday 31 July 2015! This is the first day of this year's South African Book Fair. It's a place to meet South Africa's favourite authors and immerse yourself in the world of books.  There will be book readings by local authors and poets; breakfast indabas with publis...

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How successful are Talking Stories in helping children learn to read?

How successful are Talking Stories in helping children learn to read?

29 June 2015

The Western Cape Education Department carried out an evaluation to find out how effective the Talking Stories are in boosting literacy skills.At the beginning of the 2008 school year, two thousand Grade 1 children in 26 schools were given a simple, one-page reading assessment, to find out whether they could recognise alphabet sounds and high freque...

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