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by ealteacher
Mon Apr 05, 2004 2:03 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: use of alphabet/letter names with synthetic phonics
Replies: 4
Views: 1798

use of alphabet/letter names with synthetic phonics

Could anybody give benefit of experience or theory regarding the role of the alphabet/use of letter names with children who are starting on a synthetic phonics programme? We have started the Ruth Miskin at our secondary school with (so far) small groups in years 7, 8 and 9. We are all excited by the...
by ealteacher
Wed Mar 31, 2004 7:09 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: 3% of children incapable of learning to read? reference plea
Replies: 11
Views: 3238

Many thanks for the encouraging replies to my request. I feel I have enough support now for the claim I will make : that nearly all children are capable of learning to read and that the many children in my school who are reading 4 to 5 years behind their chronological age can and will benefit from t...
by ealteacher
Sat Mar 27, 2004 9:50 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: 3% of children incapable of learning to read? reference plea
Replies: 11
Views: 3238

3% of children incapable of learning to read? reference plea

Help please! I have to give a quick talk in our school inset giving the background to our pilot of the Ruth Miskin Literacy programme. I would very much appreciate a reference (if anybody knows it) for a statistic about the percentage of children who are inherently incapable of learning to read. I t...