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Whole to Part Phonics

Myra Barrs , Helen Bromley , Henrietta Dombey , Sue Ellis , Clare Kelly , Margaret Moustafa

Pub Date: 11/6/1998
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 2nd

Significant recent research in literacy learning casts serious doubt on the effectiveness of traditional phonics instruction. Researchers have discovered that traditional phonics, with its emphasis on letters, sounds, and words, ignores the complexity of children’s natural learning processes, including children’s inclination... more

The Reading Book

Myra Barrs , Ann Thomas

Pub Date: 9/7/1993 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 5th

The Reading Book is a teachers' guide to learning to read. The book is divided into two parts. Part One surveys what we now know about reading, in chapters corresponding to the four major partners in the reading process: child, parent, teacher, and text. The practical sections that make up Part Two include all the issues that... more