ERIC Number: EJ272608
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
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'Burn It at the Casket': Research, Reading Instruction, and Children's Learning of the First R.
Bussis, Anne M.
Phi Delta Kappan, v64 n4 p237-41 Dec 1982
Argues that, as an exquisitely designed pattern detector, the human brain can most effectively acquire reading skill through exposure to varied texts, and that teaching isolated "reading skills" may only serve to improve scores on skill tests. Contrasts the theoretical bases underlying these two approaches to reading instruction. (PGD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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