P2P on phonics instruction - the critical skill Ghanaian children need to overcome illiteracy

Most children in Ghana are being taught by rote learning. This means they are taught to memorise words by repetition, which in effect means they are unable to read any new or unfamiliar words. That’s why we are focused on teaching through phonics instruction - the critical skill the Ghanaian children need to overcome illiteracy and thrive! So what’s the fuss about phonics? Contrary to what you might be thinking, phonics is not a specific teaching method. Instead, most types of phonics instruction focus on teaching the sound-spelling relationship to the readers so they’re able to map sounds to spelling. What this means is they’ll be able to come up with an approximate pronunciation of a word

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