[NLA] Reading Research reference--short
tzurinskas at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 27 11:51:37 EDT 2002
--- "George E. Demetrion" <sophocles5 at juno.com> wrote:
> For those interested im reading research, folks may
> want to check out the > important essay acessed at
the url below, by David > Pearson. With > Victoria
Purcell Gates and others, Pearson is an > advocate of
the balanced > theory of reading.
An interesting article. I completely agree with
Pearson's idea that we need a "new phonics". Here's
the plan. We need an integrated phonetic spelling
that combines an English based standard initial
teaching aid that remains as the standard
pronunciation guide for English and as a standard
intemediary phonetic spelling of all other languages.
My research shows that the 40 phonemes of English make
up over 95% of the phonemes of 13 popular languages.
Pearson expresses the need. Truespel is the "new
phonics" that can meet his needs and more. Truespel
addresses the biggest research reading-related finding
of them all: that phonemic awareness leads to reading
Read all about truespel at truespel.com.
Convert text to truespel USA accent by copy/pasting it at: http://www.foreignword.com/dictionary/truespel/transpel.htm
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