Bruce Deitrick Price's Blog – March 2018 Archive (3)

The war on men starts with the war on boys

Main revelation (in linked article) is that Sight-words (also known as Whole Language, etc.) is more destructive of boys than of girls. Could you guess why?



Boys by large are confident and cocky. They can climb up on a roof and then jump off the roof. But what if you put something in front of them, an obstacle, that keeps them from ever climbing up on the roof. They will be frustrated and…

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Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on March 26, 2018 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Still confused about phonics versus Whole Word? Meet Berys Dixon

Everyone should know the Berys Dixon story....Schoolteacher does what she’s told until one day she realizes she’s been lying to her parents. The method she was teaching does not work. She does her own research, finds her own answers, and for the first time helps most of her children to read.

This woman is so down-to-earth, so straightforward, so honest (I think we can assume) that even a professor of…

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Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on March 14, 2018 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Here's why I joined Patreon....

If you've read any of my work that you approved of, please support me on Patreon.

Patreon's basic idea is crowd patronage. Lots of people contribute small…

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Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on March 1, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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