The Secret Club: Why and How We Must Teach Phonics and Essential Literacy Skills to Readers of All Ages

The Secret Club Why and How We Must Teach Phonics and Essential Literacy Skills to Readers of All Ages __________________________________ The Secret Club Why and How We Must Teach Phonics and Essential Literacy Skills to Readers of All Ages by Pat Doran is a must read for anyone who is concerned about

  • Title: The Secret Club: Why and How We Must Teach Phonics and Essential Literacy Skills to Readers of All Ages
  • Author: Pat Doran
  • ISBN: 0977110109
  • Page: 481
  • Format: Spiral-bound
  • __________________________________ The Secret Club Why and How We Must Teach Phonics and Essential Literacy Skills to Readers of All Ages by Pat Doran is a must read for anyone who is concerned about how literacy is being taught in our schools Doran traces the history of what has led to functional illiteracy of epidemic proportions in the U.S shows how research proves__________________________________ The Secret Club Why and How We Must Teach Phonics and Essential Literacy Skills to Readers of All Ages by Pat Doran is a must read for anyone who is concerned about how literacy is being taught in our schools Doran traces the history of what has led to functional illiteracy of epidemic proportions in the U.S shows how research proves that the fault often lies not with the individuals but in the way they are taught, and explains exactly what must be done to reverse this sad situation Drawing on her own experiences as an elementary classroom teacher in a poor Phoenix, Arizona school district and recently as a reading tutor, Doran tells the heartbreaking stories of individuals who did not learn to read adequately, or at all, because they had been taught through whole language methods Rather than criticize this system of teaching reading, she explains the rationale behind it and why it became so popular, how it fails our students She then analyzes it point by point and elaborates on how it has encouraged the development of faulty reading habits as well as erroneous diagnoses of dyslexia in countless individuals Doran expresses herself with compelling conviction Most important, she offers a solution She presents her own common sense, scientifically based, easy to grasp and successful phonics approach for the teaching of reading to post primary individuals, ages 7 70.

    One thought on “The Secret Club: Why and How We Must Teach Phonics and Essential Literacy Skills to Readers of All Ages”

    1. Endless anecdotes obscure all the helpful information. The information, when you can find it, is good, but the writing and clarity are awful.

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