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ERIC Number: EJ619370
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0663
Should the Natural Learning Approach Replace Spelling Instruction?
Graham, Steve
Journal of Educational Psychology, v92 n2 p235-47 Jun 2000
Reviews literature on the natural learning approach as it pertains to spelling instruction, which focuses on incidental and informal methods of learning to spell. Emphasizes there is only partial support for the inherent assumptions of the approach and reports young children who receive little or no spelling instruction do as well as their counterparts in more traditional spelling programs. (Contains 98 references.) (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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