Jun 091992


Includes: Reproduction from “A Parent’s Guide to Whole Language” distributed by the London Board of Education; What is whole language?; Just say ‘know’ — to ‘whole language: Learn the 10 alibis used to excuse the failure of whole language; Whole language aliases; Still failing our children: March 28, 1992 presentation to the London Board of Education’s public budget hearings (delivered by then Freedom Party Robert Metz); The hidden costs of whole language (private presentation to London’s Board of Education made by then Freedom Party secretary Robert Vaughan on March 28, 1992); No phonics in Perth County (reproduced from the Perth County Board of Education Newsletter, April 1992, Vol.3 No. 3); Confusion over whole language reflected in media (reproduced from the Toronto Star, April 18, 1992); Whole language versus phonics references; Parents tell horror stories of poor work (Toronto Star, May 24, 1992); The writing on the wall (The Sunday Times, September 9, 1990); Language learning battle lines drawn (London Free Press, June 8, 1992); Whole language alibis and aliases in action; Parents want more leaning, less theory (London Free Press, June 8, 1992).

Document Details:

Document: “Just Say ‘Know’ to ‘Whole Language’: A Parent-Teacher’s Primer to the Politics of Reading”
Authors: Robert Metz (president, Freedom Party of Ontario), Robert Vaughan (secretary, Freedom Party of Ontario)
Date of Publication: June, 1992
Publisher: Freedom Party of Ontario
Document Type: Primer
Page dimensions: 8.5″ x 11″
Color/BW: Full colour

PDF (11.2 MB) – Internet Quick Download: https://freedomparty.on.ca/archive/documents/between-elections-campaigns/whole-language/1992-just-say-know-to-whole-language-newsletter.internet-quick-download.pdf

PDF (170.8 MB) – Archive Quality: https://freedomparty.on.ca/archive/documents/between-elections-campaigns/whole-language/1992-just-say-know-to-whole-language-newsletter.pdf