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Phonics makes the difference

Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:08 pm
by JIM CURRAN
An Old and Contested Solution to Boost Reading Scores: Phonics
As test scores lag, there’s a growing debate between proponents of the “science of reading,” which emphasizes phonics, and traditional educators who prefer to instill a love of literature.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/15/us/r ... onics.html

Re: Phonics makes the difference

Posted: Sun Mar 08, 2020 1:32 am
by Debbie Hepplewhite
Here is a thread at the International Foundation for Effective Reading Instruction featuring the responses to Lucy Calkin's approach to reading instruction:

https://iferi.org/iferi_forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1334