Jolly Phonics is Research Based!

Systematic/Synthetic Phonics The following article originally appeared in Literacy & Learning magazine, Autumn 1997 (UK). What sort of phonics? Systematic Phonics: the latest research Dr Rhona S. Johnston and Joyce Watson are researchers at the School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. The teaching of phonics is now a prescribed element of the Government’s strategy for raising literacy standards. But how should phonics be taught and when? Dr Rhona Johnston and Joyce Watson report on the findings of […]