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Potential risks to reading posed by high-dose phonics

  title={Potential risks to reading posed by high-dose phonics},
  author={L. Phillips and S. Norris and Dorothy J. Steffler},
  • L. Phillips, S. Norris, Dorothy J. Steffler
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology
  • The meaningful applied phonics (M.A.P.) program is a prescriptive, explicit, teacherdirected approach, designed to introduce the alphabetic principle by teaching the 70 graphemes that make up the 26 letters, and the strategies used to segment and blend words into syllables. Seven schools were selected by a western Canadian school board to implement the program and form the treatment group. The treatment group was taught the M.A.P. program and was followed in a longitudinal study from Grades 1… CONTINUE READING
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