Publications

Journal Access

As a logged-in member of UKLA you have full access to Literacy and the Journal of Research in Reading.

Welcome to the Early Years Section of the UKLA website. Here you will find key information and resources.
A member-exclusive resource created by our Regional Reps to summarise the resources shared through their monthly #UKLAchat, This month, Talk for learning.
Welcome to our UKLA Summer Reading Padlet! You can make book recommendations by adding a 'postcard' entry on the Padlet to share the books that you have read and loved!
Catch up on the resources from the chat on ‘The Early Reading Framework’ on 16/09/21.
Updated poetry resources list compiled by Rebecca Simpson-Hargreaves
Catch up on the resources from the chat on ‘Critical Literacies’ Hosted by Navan Govender @navangovender1, Kelly Stone @booksofkels & Jennifer Farrar @jenfarrar76.
Catch up on the resources from the chat on ‘Digital Literacy’ on 10/06/21.
Catch up on the resources from the chat on ‘Reading for Pleasure’ led by Emma Rogers & Lauren Freedman on 8/07/21
On holding our first virtual International Conference, our president's message - "Lockdown, Literacy and the shape of things to come", Special Interest Group and Prize News, a practical guide to using technology to improve reading, and lots more!
Members can access the papers for the UKLA 2021 AGM (online) on this page.
My Pet Star is a sensitive rhyming text that offers young children lots of play opportunities and rich language. This document offers planning inspiration that teachers can adapt to work for their children in their class.
Jasen Booton and Lisa Stephenson discuss 'What role does making stories and sharing stories have in troubled times?'
Created by members of the Teaching Writing SIG, this questionnaire is intended as a self-review tool for both teachers and pre-service teachers.
We know from recent research into children’s mental health in this pandemic (Young Minds 2020), that stress and Anxiety disorders are an increasing problem for our children and that we do need to therefore work more at a preventative level to support the development of key skills and strategies to manage such issues.
This presentation from Dr Tina Rae is an excellent resource for helping to navigate online learning while considering the wellbeing of each child.
This presentation from Dr Tina Rae is an excellent resource for helping to navigate transferring to high school during the pandemic, while considering the wellbeing of each child.
How do you promote and maintain emotional health and wellbeing? In the first of two articles, Dr Tina Rae looks at focusing on children who are more vulnerable due to a range of risk factors in their lives.
How do you promote and maintain emotional health and wellbeing? In the second of two articles, Dr Tina Rae looks at focusing on children who are more vulnerable due to a range of risk factors in their lives.
Use this Find Your Calm Plan from Dr Tina Rae to inspire a classroom focus on finding calm to combat anxiety.
Use this Share Your Calm Plan from Dr Tina Rae to inspire a classroom focus on sharing calm to combat anxiety.
Use this Time to Rest Plan from Dr Tina Rae to inspire a classroom focus on the value of rest.
Use this Get Grounded Plan from Dr Tina Rae to inspire a classroom focus on finding a sense of balance.
Use this Kindness Plan from Dr Tina Rae to inspire a classroom focus on the value of kindness.

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