The three-cueing system: Trojan horse?

Hempenstall, K 2003, 'The three-cueing system: Trojan horse?', Australian Journal of Learning Disabilities, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 15-23.


Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Journal Articles

Title The three-cueing system: Trojan horse?
Author(s) Hempenstall, K
Year 2003
Journal name Australian Journal of Learning Disabilities
Volume number 8
Issue number 2
Start page 15
End page 23
Total pages 9
Publisher Learning Difficulties Australia
Abstract The three-cueing system is well-known to Australian teachers. What is less well known is that it arose not as a result of advances in knowledge concerning reading development, but rather in response to an unfounded but passionately held belief. Despite its largely uncritical acceptance by many within the education field, it has never been shown to have utility, and in fact, it is predicated upon notions of reading development that have been demonstrated to be false. Thus, as a basis for decisions about reading instruction, it is likely to mislead teachers and hinder students' progress.
Subject Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified
DOI - identifier 10.1080/19404150309546726
ISSN 1324-8928
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