Phonics Reading Decoding – collection of research, blogs and articles

This is supposed to be a collection of articles, blogs and research on the best way to teach reading.

I lean towards a balanced reading approach with phonics at the core. I do not agree with the year 1 phonics test and think it is having a negative impact on oral language in classrooms.

Has decoding improved but at the expense of comprehension?

Phonics was being taught in classrooms more and more as the research emerged. The phonics test has created a crude and heavy handed approach to the teaching of reading instead of a more nuanced and intellectual model. But that’s just my opinion – what do I know?

Many teachers are looking for literature on phonics and reading to make their own decisions. This is a small library of what I have found so far… 

This is breaking news: (March 2015)

http://news.discovery.com/human/life/our-brains-see-words-as-pictures-150324.htm – we can recognise familar words as whole.

 This, by @jellyandbean1 is the most amazing collection:
http://www.jellyandbean.co.uk/links.html

And @susangodsland has an impressive list too:

http://www.dyslexics.org.uk (not quite sure why it’s called dyslexics though as Susan doesn’t believe it exists)

https://community.tes.co.uk/reading_theory_and_practice/b/weblog/archive/2014/10/17/rayner-and-phonics.aspx

http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01222/full

http://www.microsoft.com/typography/ctfonts/WordRecognition.aspx

http://literacyblog.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/the-eyes-to-write-in-english-orthography.html

http://www.wce.wwu.edu/Depts/SPED/Forms/Kens%20Readings/reading/Readings/Ehri%20Word%20Learning.pdf

http://drsarahmcgeown.blogspot.com/2014/08/synthetic-phonics-and-irregular-word.html

http://www.wce.wwu.edu/Depts/SPED/Forms/Kens%20Readings/reading/Readings/Ehri%20Word%20Learning.pdf

http://www.speechpathology.com/articles/improving-written-language-using-multiple-1436

http://nebula.wsimg.com/7ba2b3a1e756562a6003f80c1994c299?AccessKeyId=E197AE8D5240BD028530&disposition=0&alloworigin=1

http://www.readingrockets.org/article/use-context-cues-reading

http://www.childrenofthecode.org/interviews/engelmann2.htm#Dysteachia

http://www.jellyandbean.co.uk/news/learning-to-read-words-2

http://www.dyslexics.org.uk/main_method_2.htm

http://www.dyslexics.org.uk/main_method.htm

http://www.dyslexics.org.uk/main_method_3.htm

http://www.thinkingreading.net/professional-reading/research-and-practice/the-reading-debate

http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18493436

http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20130401151715/http://www.education.gov.uk/publications/eOrderingDownload/pri_lit_what_works0068807.pdf

http://deevybee.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/data-from-phonics-screen-worryingly.html?m=1

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1080/01411920802268912/abstract

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01411920802268912

http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/education-22783399

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/psych/people/jcarroll/jcarroll/publications/ssrproof.pdf

https://www.senmagazine.co.uk/articles/400-outdoor-learning-for-children-with-sen-.html

http://www.tactyc.org.uk/pdfs/2013-conf-clark2.pdf

http://www.ite.org.uk/ite_readings/simple_view_reading.pdf

http://www2.hull.ac.uk/science/pdf/johnston_etal.pdf

http://www.literacyeurope.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/HD-Jönköping.pptx

http://www.reading.ie/sites/default/files/documents/conferences/Margaret_M_Clark_RAI2012_Presentation.pdf

http://tactyc.org.uk/pdfs/Margaret%20Clark.pdf

http://www.edalive.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/RoseEnquiryPhonicsPaperUKLA.pdf
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/2048-416X.2013.12000.x/abstract
http://www.sedl.org/reading/framework/framework.pdf

https://theconversation.com/phonics-is-not-a-fix-all-drug-that-will-get-all-children-reading-28868
http://www.drsarahmcgeown.blogspot.co.uk/

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02667360500344823

http://wp.me/p5ykJo-d

http://theconversation.com/the-seven-messages-of-highly-effective-reading-teachers-24777

http://www.leeds.ac.uk/educol/documents/000000488.htm 

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