Understanding phonics and the teaching of reading [electronic resource] : critical perspectives / edited by Kathy Goouch and Andrew Lambirth.
- Maidenhead, England ; New York : McGraw Hill/Open University Press, 2007.
1 online resource (212 p.)
- Reading -- Phonetic method.
Reading -- Phonetic method -- Government policy -- Great Britain.
- Electronic books.
- Offers critical perspectives on the teaching of reading and phonics, challenging contemporary policy in both England and the US. This book provides insights into how children encounter texts in the complex world of literacy. It celebrates the complexity, pleasure and passion that are the foundations of becoming a successful reader.
- Front cover; Half title; Title title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction: sound and fury; Chapter 1 What is early childhood for?; Chapter 2 Parents' voices: a conversation with parents of pre-school children; Chapter 3 Understanding educational discourse: attending to multiple voices; Chapter 4 The limits of science in the phonics debate; Chapter 5 Teachers' voices: talking about childern and learning to read; Chapter 6 To codify pedagogy or enrich learning? A Wengerian perspective on early literacy policy in England
Chapter 7 Social class and the struggle to learn to read: using Bernstein to understand the politics of the teaching of readingChapter 8 Learning to read across languages: the role of phonics and synthetic phonics; Chapter 9 Inquiry into meaning: a conversation; Chapter 10 Revisiting reading for pleasure: diversity, delight and desire; Index; Back cover
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Goouch, Kathy.
Lambirth, Andrew, Dr.
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