Phonics in Whole Language Classrooms
This digest discusses some of the ways children develop functional phonics knowledge in the context of authentic reading and writing, as well as some of the ways teachers can foster such development.
The Integration of Social Studies and Language Arts is Long Overdue
In order for students to truly become readers who “read for understanding”, teaching reading must not be the sole responsibility of the language arts department. Teaching reading must be incorporated into every subject area. This is true whether you teach elementary, middle, or even high school. In fact, the days of teaching language arts as a separate subject area need to come to an end...