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ERIC Number: EJ587421
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0547-8375
Constructivist Approaches, Phonics, and the Literacy Learning of Students of Diverse Backgrounds.
Au, Kathryn H.
National Reading Conference Yearbook, v47 p1-21 1998
Recommends a constructivist approach to reading instruction. Argues that (1) ownership is the overarching goal of the curriculum; (2) constructivist approaches improve word identification and higher-level thinking; (3) phonics instruction should be properly timed; (4) writing makes a significant contribution to children's learning of phonics; and (5) phonics should be embedded in meaningful contexts. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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