A revolution in reading

McGuinness, Diane
March 1998
Mothering;Mar/Apr98, Issue 87, p76
Discusses how to effectively teach children how to read in the United States. Introduction of phonemes for mastery of the alphabetic writing system; Use of a program developed by Benita Blachman called `Read Right;' Findings from the survey conducted by the National Assessment of Education Potential (NAEP) on American children; List of exercises for parents to use at home and for teachers to employ in the classroom when teaching children to read.


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