Quote: Originally Posted by alima Children learn to read when they are ready to learn, no matter how they are taught, or whether they are directly "taught". In theory I used to agree with this but am not sure any more. I think children need some form of reading instruction which is easier at a slow gentle pace from a younger age (5?) to enable it to click. Also surely there would be no illiteracy if this was the case.
12/25/07 at 5:53am