What can be Learned about Reading Acquisition in the Finnish Language

@inproceedings{Korkeamki1997WhatCB,
  title={What can be Learned about Reading Acquisition in the Finnish Language},
  author={Riitta-Liisa Korkeam{\"a}ki},
  year={1997}
}
Three case studies investigated the process of learning to read and write in the Finnish language when emergent literacy principles were applied to literacy instruction in a first grade classroom and two kindergarten classrooms. The subjects were nine first graders (age 7) and 16 and 17 kindergarten children (ages 5–6). In contrast to typical beginning reading instruction which is characterized by synthetic drill instruction, letters and their sounds were introduced in the context of meaningful… CONTINUE READING