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Title In defense of good teaching : what teachers need to know about the "reading wars" / edited by Kenneth S. Goodman.

Publication Info. York, Me. : Stenhouse Publishers, [1998]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  372.4 I35I    Check Shelf
Description iv, 195 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Who's afraid of whole language? Politics, paradigms, pedagogy, and the press / Kenneth S. Goodman -- It's a long story-And it's not done yet / Carole Edelsky -- What's religion got to do with attacks on whole language? / Ellen H. Brinkley -- California reading: The pendulum swings / David Freeman and Yvonne S. Freeman -- We'll eat the elephant one bite at a time: the continuing battle for control of literacy education in Texas / Linda Ellis -- Mandating methodology: Promoting the use of phonics through state statute / Frances R.A. Paterson -- Phonics, whole language, and the religious and political right / Constance Weaver and Ellen H. Brinkley -- Thirty years of research in reading: when is a research summary not a research summary? / Richard I. Allington and Haley Woodside-Jiron -- The sky is falling: Whole language meets Henny Penny / Sharon Murphy -- Whole language as decoy: the real agenda behind the attacks / Bess Altwerger -- Organizing for political action: suggestions from experience / Ellen H. Brinkley and Constance Weaver.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Reading -- United States -- Language experience approach.
Education -- Political aspects -- United States.
Reading -- United States -- Language experience approach -- Religious aspects.
Education and state -- United States.
Added Author Goodman, Kenneth S.
Added Title What teachers need to know about the "reading wars"
ISBN 1571100865 alkaline paper
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