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USA: Dr Richard Allington, yet another academic demonstrating phonicsphobia, goes too far. Fox 17 News reports...

Posted: Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:22 am
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Some outrageous comments made by phonics detractor, Dr Richard Allington, has caused quite a Twitter storm. This is yet another example of how some academics in the field of literacy undermine research-informed reading instruction - and criticise those people promoting it!

Zack Barnes alerted folks to media coverage of this story featured by Fox 17 News:

Zack Barnes, Ph.D.
@zbarnes
Want to see me searching for books in the library and talking about Allington's dyslexia comments, all the while in a tweed jacket? Watch the video of me talking with Fox 17 News.


https://twitter.com/zbarnes/status/1206778771434553344