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Re: Aus: Debate - 'Phonics in context is NOT enough: Synthetic phonics and learning to read'

Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:36 am
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Here is a great response to the debate in NSW written by Kirsten Duncombe:


THINK ON THIS

A response to the NSW Teachers Federation's public stance on the teaching of reading


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Re: Aus: Debate - 'Phonics in context is NOT enough: Synthetic phonics and learning to read'

Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:19 pm
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Here is the entire transcript of the phonics debate via the Five from Five site. This is invaluable for people who don't have the time or inclination to watch the debate in its entirety. I also think it is important to have on record exactly what was said, and by whom:

Phonics Debate Transcript: Phonics in context is not enough


https://www.fivefromfive.org.au/phonics ... ot-enough/

Re: Aus: Infamous Phonics Debate - 'Phonics in context is NOT enough: Synthetic phonics and learning to read'

Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2020 12:47 pm
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
Teachers in Australia, here is access to the Australian phonics check:

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Re: Aus: Infamous Phonics Debate - 'Phonics in context is NOT enough: Synthetic phonics and learning to read'

Posted: Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:21 am
by Debbie_Hepplewhite
This excellent and important article written by Jordan Baker in 'The Sydney Morning Herald' references the infamous phonics debate which is why I'm flagging it up here:

Kids in the crossfire: ‘It’s not just that they can’t read - it affects every minute of their day'

Jordan Baker

5th March 2021


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