phonics · Professor Diane McGuinness. Professor Anne Castles

How to teach some HFWs (Part I)

On the ReadOxford website, an Australian academic recently argued for the teaching of ‘sight’ words. What she didn’t or wasn’t able to say was which words she thought needed to be included in any such list, nor why they needed to be included. Neither did she state explicitly how far teachers should go down this road: how… Continue reading How to teach some HFWs (Part I)