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We have a child who can encode, but he cannot decode. Has anyone else had this problem? How can we help him?
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  • Mark Pennington Wow! Where to begin. This response seems caught in a time warp--circa 1985 whole language, New Zealand, Marie Clay. Constructivism? Little reading research. Old hat. With computer assisted research, we now know that good readers do attend to every ...See More
    Feb 24, 2011
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  • M On 1/27/11, Mary wrote: > On 1/26/11, Phonics First wrote: >> I urge you to read this essay. >> http://www.nrrf.org/essay_Century_of_Miseducation.html >> >> I also urge you to read the information on don potter's ...See More
    Feb 24, 2011
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  • Celicia On 1/30/11, Jo wrote: Jo, I can't quite locate your post to Mary where you explain that there's more to teaching reading than Phonics. However, I do agree with you. Are you familiar with the Pecci book, "A Reading Method for Every...See More
    Feb 16, 2011
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  • Jo Mary, I've seen the classrooms in action at the elementary level. It isn't just a few numbers. What I was describing as the ones that don't know the vowel combinations were non-remedial kids. They can read and comprehend at high...See More
    Feb 2, 2011
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  • Mary Dear Jo, What you are describing about the teaching of reading in the primary grades in your district certainly is not what a constructivist would advocate. A constuctiviist philosophy underlines Reading Recovery, Literacy Collaborative, the Arkans...See More
    Feb 2, 2011
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