Monday, December 11, 2017
We should "get over Krashen" ....
Squabbles on social media Published in Language Magazine, November 2017 (vol 17,1: 8) The “Dear Editor” section of the September L...
Friday, December 8, 2017
PIRLS: The effect of phonics, poverty, and pleasure reading.
Comment on “N ick Gibb is wrong: PIRLS data does not support synthetic phonics ” Posted on Schools Week (UK) https://schoolsweek.co...
Reading for Pleasure & Test Scores. Michael Rosen is right.
Michael Rosen presents a thorough criticism of the belief, promoted by England’s Schools Minister Nick Gibb, that one kind of phonics inst...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
PIRLS and PHONICS
‘Research consistently shows that phonics ability does not influence scores on tests of comprehension,’ writes Stephen Krashen. Publi...
High School Graduation: The Four Year Fallacy
Sent to Education Week, Dec 5, 2017. The improved high school graduation figure announced in “U.S. Graduation Rate Hits New All-Time H...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Reading is the key: Helping bilingual education reach its potential
Sent How can Texas end its bilingual teacher shortage? UNT-Dallas has an answer Published in the Dallas Morning News, Nov, 27, 2017: htt...
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