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Phonics Makes a Cameo
AIA- FL Blog ^ | December 14, 2009 | Malcolm A. Kline

Posted on 12/14/2009 11:07:12 AM PST by bs9021

Phonics Makes a Cameo

Malcolm A. Kline, December 14, 2009

A surprisingly positive development in the textbook publishing world leads us to believe that hoped-for change may actually arrive some day. “In four major publishers’ new 1st grade Reading programs for Cali­fornia and Texas, a long-overdue national pro-phonics rout of anti-phonics pedagogy is at last in full cry,” Educational Analysts of Longview, Texas, report in the group’s latest newsletter. “Our reviews of these two submis­sions find the Texas editions clearly stronger on decoda­bility than their Cali­fornia analogs, with some flaws remaining in each.”...

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TOPICS: Books/Literature; Education; Society
KEYWORDS: education; phonics; publicschool; reading

1 posted on 12/14/2009 11:07:14 AM PST by bs9021
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To: bs9021

gud nuz.


2 posted on 12/14/2009 12:08:45 PM PST by willgolfforfood
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To: bs9021

I taught my kids phonics before they went to school. It is an important language tool to know.


3 posted on 12/14/2009 9:07:53 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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