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How I Taught My Kid To Read

John McWhorter | The Atlantic | 6th June 2019

After tracking nine ways of teaching reading on 75,000 children, Siegfried Engelmann found the best was “phonics”: “teaching children how to sound words out, letter by letter,” as opposed to viewing “words as single chunks.” The “children start by uttering the sounds in sequence—p,…

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