Progressive Education. The Open Classroom. New Math. Educational innovations have come and gone over the years. The reasons for each one's demise were different, and some innovations probably were not worthy of continued support, but there certainly seems to be a pattern (or pendulum) regarding educational change. What does the future hold for the Whole Language Literacy Movement?
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