Text and photos by Aulia Rachmat, published in The Jakarta Post, May 14, 2006. In the area of English language programs for children, phonics is becoming established as a basic concept to teach kids to read. A number of schools using international curriculum have adopted phonics as the fundamental approach to teaching children to read. Nevertheless, how effective is phonics as a method to teach children to read?Phonics is a method of teaching beginners to read and pronounce words … [Read more...]
Can Your Child Read in English?
By Aulia Rachmat, published in The Jakarta Post, November 27, 2005. Many parents think that their children have possessed the adequate reading skills after spending a number of years attending international curriculum schools, particularly those that started in elementary school. How are the reading skills of their children? Despite the fact that there are international and national plus schools here using English as the language instruction, many students continue to struggle in terms of … [Read more...]
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