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Creator of Reading Explorers, Top Class Comprehension and Reading Rocketeers. Literacy consultant specialising in Guided Reading & Comprehension.

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Joined Twitter 1/8/14


An interesting thread 👇 Thanks for writing 👍 It just shows the power and pull ‘celebrity’ has nowadays and the fact… https://t.co/IDe7BX0FybThe banner is now proudly in place outside school. It’s quite eye-catching! https://t.co/m8WTDuGwc6
Retweeted by John Murray @MissAdams93 @malorieblackman @PrimarySchoolBC @_Reading_Rocks_ @reading_realm @MrEPrimary Hi Rebecca, that's a tou… https://t.co/FjzrddW4mx @alanpeat Thanks Alan, coming from you that means a lot.Always useful, engaging resources from a quality trainer and decent, genuine man. https://t.co/mAo8TTQFUU
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7/6
2020
Our imaginary pet snails! The children wrote character descriptions after creating these pop up colourful creatures… https://t.co/LqYQEvKasL
Retweeted by John Murray @MaryAliceEvans @fidsta77 @MissGibson16 @StephanieCoate7 I feel your pain Max. Having written lots of educational b… https://t.co/ndQXIQqIhv @bryngoodman @bbcTeaching @f33lthesun 😂 @mrTteaching @BHitchen I'm going to give it two more chapters and then make the final decision. Life is too short @bryngoodman @bbcTeaching @f33lthesun I think you are being Brianist there my friend. LOL @bbcTeaching @f33lthesun @bryngoodman I've tried persuading Bryn to change his name to Brian but without much succe… https://t.co/mzFh2eBejR @lynnemurphy1 Thanks Lynne @lynnemurphy1 That's the one. The mountain is great as like the outdoors but constantly changing @mindpox Doesn't work I'm afraid - ah well @lynnemurphy1 The one just before you log in - presently a mountainous widerness @mrsdixonstjames I always feel like I'm walking away from the start of what could be a beautiful relationship by no… https://t.co/ls5vXHTkEkThe screensaver for HP laptop at the moment is amazing. Does anyone know how I can keep this permanently as my scre… https://t.co/3OPWGYiqit @BHitchen It was a children’s horror. I’ve tried a few in the past and apart from one exception not enjoyed (or fin… https://t.co/gu9Rzklw4s @SkidmoreJoanna https://t.co/6Ge9Kz013H @bryngoodman https://t.co/iZCVfmlgsR @bryngoodman Bryn that’s not the answer I wanted to hear. Lol @SkidmoreJoanna I was trying to read outside my comfort zone and try something I wouldn’t generally read. Grrrrr. So much for that lolYou've read four chapters of a book and you're still not enamored by it. Do you persevere and continue in the dista… https://t.co/25eb7GPWViThe 5th book arrived hot off the press yesterday, completing the series and allowing stage two to begin in earnest.… https://t.co/wLPrmeOtfELook what has just arrived... Reading Rocketeers V! My Reading Intervention series is now complete. FREE preview… https://t.co/4XlNdXLV1M
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7/5
2020
Proper history for the proper history fans. We've got hundreds of hours of documentaries, interviews and ad-free po… https://t.co/B4OP166HVY
Retweeted by John Murray @lisafathersAFL You get better gifs with feathers too. I really do think you should consider it as an option. 😉 See… https://t.co/tZzpH55Pg7 @lisafathersAFL @MissMaclean4 This made me chuckle, Lisa as I have always read your surname as Feathers. 😂 Doh! https://t.co/mkr9ZEVxwDLook what has just arrived... Reading Rocketeers V! My Reading Intervention series is now complete. FREE preview… https://t.co/4XlNdXLV1MJust had this classic delivered and it will marry up beautifully with Journey. Have ordered Red on the recommendati… https://t.co/BU1shl1fHOAbsolutely love this! @gazneedle and @Bennett31 I think you'll love it too! https://t.co/EY2qqtP4KN @Mr_JTyers This is an example of local news we would use - the video does the work for you and we would talk about… https://t.co/yLyG8C2HWEAshton-under-Lyne girl surprises deaf delivery driver by signing https://t.co/r1mjTz2DAv
7/4
2020
Question: How I can work in EYFS and secondary and boardrooms and prisons, and professional sport? Answer: Becau… https://t.co/L5IigUwNyI
Retweeted by John Murray @kashleyenglish Oh I haven't read that one. You'll be costing me money again Mrs Ashley. Amazon will be very please… https://t.co/bjxFGkU9RE @JohnDea20799992 Thanks John. I've used an instructional text on how to make your own volcano model to compliment t… https://t.co/CPcib0QWaV
7/3
2020
Looking for simple FREE 'art projects' you can do at home. I created an idea a day for the first 50 days of… https://t.co/zNvfzWjOf3
Retweeted by John Murray @imaginecentre @sam_creighton @liloakers @one_to_read @MrEFinch @Teacherglitter @ModernCassie @MsWarnersWorldhttps://t.co/lPzMsGpe0VPoetry Alchemy is a fun and exciting CPD day or twilight offered to primary schools by myself and @ReadingExplorerhttps://t.co/A6ExGt9LJe
Retweeted by John MurrayI’m so bored of the whole ‘catch up’ narrative. Children will have learnt lots during lockdown. Just because it’s n… https://t.co/PGSK1o1g6A
Retweeted by John MurrayIf you’re serious about powering up vocabulary development and effective teaching of this crucial area of language,… https://t.co/I8tz6b9q42
7/2
2020
@daniellegsy @Mr_JTyers @chrisdysonHT @CensoredHead @smithsmm @simonkidwell @MrARawlings @chris_larkehttps://t.co/0zpJzO8seL @mrTteaching Reading outside my comfort zone is always scary n=but yeah, will let you know. Great use of the word lurking there, lol.
7/1
2020
@redgierob I’m a soft ass when it comes to horror lol. But trying to read outside my comfort zone 👍 @kashleyenglish ExactlyI usually avoid the horror genre like the plague (of flesh eating zombies) but I'm intrigued by the blurb of this b… https://t.co/4Bn4MoNYqM @PaulWat5 I'll DM you, hate spoilersThanks @PaulWat5 for recommending this. Just 'read' this wordless picture book. Did you work out why they were clim… https://t.co/ZGqyYKY3IkJust before Easter Oak apparently as a small group of willing WhatsApp friends/ teachers who’d put themselves out t… https://t.co/GajpbYgR4D
Retweeted by John Murray @MrsBrokenbrow Honestly- it looks great. Makes me want to teach Reception. 👍This is such a good way to welcome new (and potentially worries) parents and children to start school in September.… https://t.co/VK9oLmceS5
6/30
2020
@grahamandre @MoonMaddy @ictlinks @MrGPrimary @alexbellars @gazneedle @MrEFinch @EdRoundtables @_Steve_Bowershttps://t.co/4WVbM7Ix75 @Specialrules1 Yes, please. Do you link it with Dialogic Teaching methods when undertaking Reading Comprehension/Gu… https://t.co/BSeEaQYQk8 @TomCurrie92 I worked at Morrisons for a couple of years as a student. Great place to work and shop. This looks great..@NEUnion has published an anti-racist framework, our plan for fundamental change in schools and colleges. It cov… https://t.co/Sq4w4m4MLE
Retweeted by John Murray @MrsSpalding 12 Angry Men. You might not think that a film about Jury Service would be uplifting but it's fab one o… https://t.co/v312qzg1QTThis attack on our impartial civil service is completely unacceptable. The more so because the hand behind it belo… https://t.co/gt9JRMNntQ
Retweeted by John Murray @julie_male Ta Julie, glad you enjoyed it. If you (or anyone else) wants to know more about all things Reading rela… https://t.co/rLpwXhVFPahttps://t.co/S13lOE8ckW A fantastic watch - @ReadingExplorer John Murray on reading. Met John on the Read Write P… https://t.co/P2HAs7GecV
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6/29
2020
@ianaddison @TaylorWimpey Yep sounds like them all over. Put me off buying a new build ever again. @ianaddison @OliverRMills @MrsPTeach @TaylorWimpey Oh I'm on a @TaylorWimpey estate too Ian and would NEVER buy fro… https://t.co/kNFuObP5WOAnother FREEBIE from @eal_hub - Volcano Sentences, I created this a couple of years ago & it's been downloaded 4000… https://t.co/Od5zwzIhk0
Retweeted by John MurrayGreat idea! 👇 Another fab resource from @Bethan_Southern and fun too! https://t.co/35mRaCyu9M @PaulWat5 This looks great - not enough wordless picture books imho but great for book talk. Ordering tonight. Thanks for this. 👍 @air_chalkie @PieCorbett @thegiddyteacher @TeachPrimary @PrimaryIdeas We did this - https://t.co/4EhEiE8GjU
Retweeted by John Murray🔥Hot off the press! 🔥 New, FREE #PowerPacks with ideas on how to develop phonological awareness and fluency (FS, KS… https://t.co/J7XvwjgWPV
Retweeted by John MurrayIf you're on Facebook and interested in Reading for Pleasure, do join the 'Reading for Pleasure in schools' group.… https://t.co/QwA0pdDzTR
Retweeted by John Murray @smithsmm Thanks for this Simon. Your passion and hard work is much appreciated. Such a good blog and so helpful to… https://t.co/pknast5dIH @OliverRMills 😉 @OliverRMills If it was me, I’d rather know. Proof reading is hard and mistakes inevitably sneak through. DM rather… https://t.co/mISidHnyNiArtificial Lawns are spreading at a worrying rate, fuelling an even more rapid decline of biodiversity. Until Gover… https://t.co/45uzXWzILJ
Retweeted by John Murray @Bethan_Southern @MissKhan__ LOL I did and my first question was 'Is there any point in me being here?' Needless to… https://t.co/cDa7QL8I4Y @gazneedle @jenwillis1 @timbrog @Oldprimaryhead1 @theprimaryhead @MichaelT1979 @farrowmr @bryngoodman @goodman_anghttps://t.co/1CvwVCEoPB @MissKhan__ I once walked into the reception of a school a little early for an interview just as the HT was walking… https://t.co/UYtOG1DUW3 @Mrgrreen Sent 😀 @Mrgrreen If you follow me I can DM you more details. It will become your favourite assembly of the week lol @Mrs_M76 I can DM you if you follow meREADING INTERVENTION CPD Had quite a few inquiries about this course this week. It can run as a half or full day c… https://t.co/DaGhY5oofZ*New Post* If we believe ‘catch-up’ is a long-term endeavour, the quality of teaching and high-quality professiona… https://t.co/DvjtyRYP1v
Retweeted by John Murray @ChrisYoules @mrlockyer One of my favourite films of all time. Great Gif choice 👍 @air_chalkie @Mr_JTyers @chrisdysonHT @CensoredHead @smithsmm @simonkidwell @MrARawlings @chris_larkehttps://t.co/ITqC07QJUT @Mr_JTyers @chrisdysonHT @CensoredHead @smithsmm @simonkidwell @MrARawlings @chris_larke @theprimaryheadhttps://t.co/5tlq292Lqm @laurael53212787 Just sent you a DM @air_chalkie @Mr_JTyers @chrisdysonHT @CensoredHead @smithsmm @simonkidwell @MrARawlings @chris_larkehttps://t.co/ZjLykaFUCp7 Things about @LFC Jurgen Klopp’s Leadership: 1)People & relationships come first 2)Respects history & culture o… https://t.co/wdSIEDh3oq
Retweeted by John Murray @Bethan_Southern Normality will come, slowly but surely. I'm good thanks. Making cakes rather than martinis lol. @Mr_JTyers @chrisdysonHT @CensoredHead @smithsmm @simonkidwell @MrARawlings @chris_larke @theprimaryheadhttps://t.co/5SJz0AHnHM @Bethan_Southern I'll hold you to that! Hope you are well Beth @Bethan_Southern Oh my days, one of my favourite cocktails. That looks awesome!
6/28
2020
@MoonMaddy @_Reading_Rocks_ @justdawned @NW_LP @teacher_books @ShareenAdvice @GalwayMr @Mat_at_Brookes @MancChttps://t.co/TIkiOjEzjf @smithsmm Absolutely- couldn’t agree more. 👌If you want to improve writing in school and looking for top notch CPD, then look no further. A genuine guy who gen… https://t.co/QnZf3KL83lGreat footballing news and something to look forward to. 👍⚽️ https://t.co/NUmctvm8KM @DanielHugill Hi Daniel. Can you follow me do I can DM you? I’m a specialist in Reading development - Y1 is a reall… https://t.co/xlJMFGUVWoThank you to everyone who has taken the time to reply to this tweet. The parent has read the replies & has drafted… https://t.co/daIsilIjRl
Retweeted by John Murray @Mat_at_Brookes @AmcpsMrs @smithsmm @MrBoothY6 @jonnybid @MrEPrimary @_Reading_Rocks_ @IOE_TRG @TeresaCremin Agreed… https://t.co/bnTUCHgd8y @Mat_at_Brookes @smithsmm @MrBoothY6 @jonnybid @MrEPrimary @_Reading_Rocks_ @IOE_TRG @TeresaCremin Great quote and… https://t.co/to7BwqlfLu @DanielHugill I’ve written and deleted my thoughts on this several times but I’d def want to take it back to the HT… https://t.co/x3eD9PDkIp
6/27
2020
@MrMullenTeach @ICT_MrP Hee hee. We love a good rebel too!
6/26
2020

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