International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1554-5210

Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2006, Vol. 2(2) 43-61

The Future of Whole Language

Carol Gilles

pp. 43 - 61   |  Manu. Number: ijpe.2006.007

Published online: June 01, 2006  |   Number of Views: 171  |  Number of Download: 425


Abstract

Whole language is a dynamic and generative philosophy of education that started as a grass roots teacher movement. Throughout its history it has been lauded worldwide as well as being attacked. This article explores whole language through two lenses. First it examines the history of whole language through the eyes of someone who participated in the grass-roots movement. Secondly, the future of whole language is examined through the voices of whole language and literacy leaders. Their answers to questions about whole language’s fit with progressive education, its greatest accomplishment and its future direction offer support and encouragement for progressive, holistic educators around the world.

 

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