Essays into literacy: selected papers and some afterthoughts

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Heinemann Educational, Aug 9, 1983 - Education - 157 pages
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This volume contains a number of Frank Smith's classic papers and others from sources not always easily accessible. It also contains some "Afterthoughts" in which he responds candidly to the questions and challenges he most frequently receives. They include, "Why are you so rude about teachers?," "What you say is impossible," "How can you teach a child who isn't interested?," "How will children learn if they are not continually corrected?," and "What would your ideal school be like?"

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Contents

Learning to Read Difficult
11
Reading Instruction
40
Research and Instruction
59
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

FRANK SMITH has always been fascinated by language. He worked as a journalist in many countries before beginning formal academic studies in Australia. This led to a Ph.D. at Harvard University and further world travel researching, lecturing, and writing on thinking and learning. He has been a professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

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