ERIC Number: EJ636870
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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California's Literacy Agenda: A Call for Action.
Nickel, Mary Ann; Crowley, Paul
Talking Points, v11 n1 p9-11 Oct-Nov 1999
Argues that holistic, transactional views of the reading process have been uprooted and replaced with what has been labeled "balanced" instruction. Presents a brief outline of the California requirements for instruction incorporating phonics. Concludes by encouraging whole language teachers to stand together because their beliefs are strong, theoretically rooted and grounded in their best practices. (SG)
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Elementary Education, Phonics, Politics of Education, Reading Instruction, Whole Language Approach
Published twice a year by the Whole Language Umbrella of the National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Illinois 61801-1096.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Location: California