ERIC Number: EJ577083
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Beginning to Read and the Spin Doctors of Science: An Excerpt.
Language Arts, v76 n3 p217-31 Jan 1999
Notes only a small number of widely-circulated studies are central to the idea that teachers should specifically teach phonemic awareness skills to young children. Shows that they selectively and misleadingly cite other studies out of context to support their argument and that their statistical procedures do not support their propositions. Offers eight major criticisms of phonemic awareness research. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Revealing Language.