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Pickering, C. Thomas – Reading Improvement, 1989
Describes "whole language" as a new term for literacy instruction which emphasizes application of reading and writing in meaningful contexts. Argues that the theoretical base for whole language is closely related to key ideas of language experience and psycholinguistics, but that whole language represents a new paradigm. (RS)
Descriptors: Educational History, Instructional Effectiveness, Language Experience Approach, Literacy