ERIC Number: EJ215471
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1979-Apr
Beginning Reading: Are We Doing Only Half the Job?
Willems, Arnold L.
Kappa Delta Pi Record, v15 n4 p124-26 Apr 1979
Current theories about teaching children to read overemphasize use of the left brain hemisphere. Children with a right-hemisphere dominance are likely to experience difficulties unless reading experiences are planned which capitalize on right-brain characteristics: divergent thinking and creative activities, hands-on experiences, and free reading. (SJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A