Recently Dr Jonathan Solity reported on his critical analysis of the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check.1 This has thrown a spotlight on his own programme for teaching reading, which was developed first as ERR (Early Reading Research), later known as KRM, and currently as Optima.
Having watched the video on the Optima website (2016) (2)http://ift.tt/2eYcJTo I was struck by the many similarities to the systematic synthetic phonics (SSP) teaching with which I am familiar:
Whole class teaching
Results showing no gender differences or vulnerable group…
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