Parents can’t afford to leave the most important part of their children’s education to schools that are failing to teach more than half of their beginning readers to read.
Literacy Capsule 2: The incorrect usage of “lay” for “lie” is wide spread, but educated speakers still regard it as nonstandard English.
Literacy Capsule 1: Writing “it’s” when the context calls for “its” can destroy your credibility. Learn to avoid this embarrassing error.
British government calls for return to “traditional lessons” because school children’s reading scores have plummeted.
“Phonics” instruction that permits a beginning reader to believe that /k/ is “the sound of C” undermines true phonics instruction that equips the child to develop into a confident reader.
The word “knight” contains three speech sounds and is written with just three sound symbols.