Phonics Teaching

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Synthetic Phonics - History - United Kingdom
... Up until the 1970s a mixture of synthetic and analytic phonics was used for teaching reading in British schools ... From that time forward phonics was abandoned in some state primary schools to be replaced by the "whole word recognition" method sometimes called "look and say" ... Although there were a few proponents of phonic methods the major lobbying bodies such as the Institute of Education disdained early attention to the ...

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