The school emphasizes the Whole language approach when teaching students to read.
The movement has its roots in the "whole language" approach, in which writing and reading are taught as integrated activities.
The whole language approach is considered suitable for children of all abilities.
Whole language approaches encourage teachers to find reading material that reflects these students' language and culture.
"He was taught with the whole language approach," she said.
They don't want their children encouraged to guess at words, as in some whole language approaches.
Embedded phonics is often associated with a whole language approach to teaching reading.
And these literature discussion groups mirror what's going on in the classrooms, where we use a whole language approach.
As such it relates to the learner-centered whole language approach.
That is why I like to favor a natural language approach.