LINGUIST List 21.4354|
Mon Nov 01 2010
Qs: Scientific Reviews: 'Your Baby Can Read'
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1. Johanna Rubba ,
Scientific Reviews: 'Your Baby Can Read'
Message 1: Scientific Reviews: 'Your Baby Can Read'
From: Johanna Rubba <jrubbacalpoly.edu>
Subject: Scientific Reviews: 'Your Baby Can Read'
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Dear LINGUIST subscribers,
Does anyone know of scientific reviews of the early-reading program
"Your Baby Can Read"? All I'm able to find in database searches are
not in academic journals. One of my teacher-ed students asked about
I watched the promotional videos on the company's website and read
some customer reviews. It appears that the program can teach very
young children whole-word recognition, but some parents claim their
child can "sound out" new words that they haven't seen before. I'm
interested in whether any language-acquisition or literacy experts have
reviewed this program and/or tested children who have done it for
Thank you so much,
Dr. Johanna Rubba, Professor, Linguistics
Linguistics Minor Advisor
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Dept. Ofc. Tel.: 805.756.2596
Dept. Fax: 805.756.6374
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