Thursday, June 09, 2005

Another study on the superiority of phonics

BBC NEWS | UK | Education | Primary reading lessons reviewed

A stuck clock tells time twice a day, and social conservatives are not always wrong:
In a project in Clackmannanshire, all children were exposed to synthetic phonics throughout primary school - almost to the exclusion of other methods.

When tested at age 11, they were found to be three years ahead of their contemporaries across Scotland in reading.

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