It is generally conceded that one learns more through the use of the eyes than through any of the other sense organs. Much of this visual learning is the result of reading. The present study was undertaken to try to determine if special training in phonics would improve reading ability, since there has been some difference of opinion concerning the value of phonics as an aid in teaching reading.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
©1944 Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
Gill, Lester N. and Gill, Myrtle Paine
"The Correlation of Reading Rate with Intelligence Scores of Grade School Children After Training in Phonics,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 51(1), 377-381.
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