Skillen, Paul (2013) An evaluation of two reading strategies in England and Florida. Doctoral thesis, Keele University.

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Abstract

As schools in England introduced the phonics checklist during 2012, the question of the best approach to teach children to read is again a matter for educational debate. Jolliffe (2004) claimed that the most effective way to teach children to read has been contested in schools for many years. Two different views of how to teach reading through either Whole Language theory or phonics have become contested strategies in this debate. Goodman (1998) described these competing pedagogies as ‘The reading wars’.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Uncontrolled Keywords: reading strategies phonics checklist whole language theory
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1501 Primary Education
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Science and Public Policy
Depositing User: Michael Debenham
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2015 11:33
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2015 11:33
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/374

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