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England Requires Phonics Instruction – Boost For Struggling Readers

Primary phonics helps struggling secondary students, research shows TESHelenWard 13-2-2015 • 16:14 Phonics techniques commonly used with primary school pupils also provide a significant boost to struggling readers at secondary level, new research suggests. Low-attaining students in Year 7 can rapidly improve their reading ability by spending up to an hour a day on a Read more…

FIRST STEPS IN HOW CHILDREN LEARN TO READ – 2015

FIRST STEPS IN HOW CHILDREN LEARN TO READ Molly de Lemos, Past President, Learning Difficulties Australia Robert Sweet, President, The National Right to Read Foundation, U.S. This statement summarizes the basic facts about how children learn to read, and how best to teach them, as supported by current theory and scientific evidence on the processes Read more…

Philadelphia “Bulking Up On Phonics.”

Bulking up on phonics By Connie Langland on Jan 27, 2015 09:57 AM At Belmont Academy Charter School, kindergartners are learning their letters and their sounds. (Photo: Connie Langland) At Belmont Academy Charter School, the ongoing use of assessments has resulted in parents getting early warning if their child is straying off track, weeks prior Read more…