Everywhere you go in education today, you’ll find eager experts confidently chattering about so-called “high-frequency words,” and how many of these MUST be memorized as a sight-word because they’re spelled in odd ways that confound...
The Reading Wars explained. Understand why phonics is essential and Whole Word is a hoax. To save the public schools, we first have to save reading. That requires getting rid of Sight Words.
One of the most popular gimmicks in public schools. Teachers can't teach. Kids must invent their own new knowledge. This might take a long time. Students end up knowing less. Also known as discovery method.