Rethinking Phonics for the 21st Century

John Micklos, Jr. with Dr. Dorothy S. Strickland

Phonics has been a controversial practice in the educational field for decades and opinion about the appropriate role of phonics has evolved. So here in the 21st century, what should educators be thinking about in terms of what constitutes effective and appropriate phonics instruction? Tune in and get up to date on the latest thinking on the subject of phonics.

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May 8, 2009
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Dr. Dorothy S. Strickland is the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Professor of Education, Emerita at Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey. A former classroom teacher, reading consultant and learning disabilities specialist, she is a past president of both the International Reading Association and the Reading Hall of Fame. Her latest publication includes: Literacy Leadership in Early Childhood.
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