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Author Coles, Gerald.

Title Reading the naked truth : literacy, legislation, and lies / Gerald Coles.

Publication Info. Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, [2003]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  372.465 C693R    Check Shelf
Description viii, 184 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-157) and index.
Contents The road to mandating instruction and ending "wiggle room" -- "Diversity" of views -- Training and other kinds of "boosts" -- Less than impressive effect sizes -- Systematic phonics beats whole language! -- "These [phonics] facts should persuade educators and the public -- Encouraging students to read more -- Unhandcuffing reading education.
Subject National Reading Panel (U.S.). Report.
Reading -- Phonetic method -- United States.
Reading -- Language experience approach -- United States.
Reading -- Research -- United States.
Reading -- Law and legislation -- United States.
ISBN 0325003378 alkaline paper
9780325003375 alkaline paper
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