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Variation on Traditional Phonics Helps Early Readers, Study Says

Education Week

Teaching a variation of traditional phonics can help early readers learn better, a new study says. Researchers at the University of Iowa found that by providing students with variations in words instead of the traditional use of similar-sounding words with less variable consonants led to "much better learning," according to a university news release.

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