Some articles on phonics, synthetic phonics:
... For the English language, there are two major methods, Phonics and Whole Language, within which there are subtypes Synthetic Phonics and Sight word respectively ... Phonics is a teaching method that stresses character-sound correspondences, specific rules and their use in reading and spelling ... Phonics teachers present the spellings for different sounds in a specific order, introducing the simplest (or most useful) patterns early on these patterns are then ...
Famous quotes containing the words history and/or synthetic:
“The foregoing generations beheld God and nature face to face; we, through their eyes. Why should not we also enjoy an original relation to the universe? Why should not we have a poetry and philosophy of insight and not of tradition, and a religion by revelation to us, and not the history of theirs?”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“In every philosophical school, three thinkers succeed one another in the following way: the first produces out of himself the sap and seed, the second draws it out into threads and spins a synthetic web, and the third waits in this web for the sacrificial victims that are caught in itand tries to live off philosophy.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)