Psychologist: Schools can't ignore older, struggling readers

06/9/2005 | Age (Melbourne, Australia), The

Australian psychologist Kerry Hempenstall argues that many older students who have problems reading lack the ability to decipher irregularly spelled or unfamiliar words, a skill critical to comprehension. Hempenstall says phonics instruction and a strong oral reading program can help such students improve their reading fluency.

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