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Do programs like "Hooked on Phonics" and "Your Baby Can Read"

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Do programs like "Hooked on Phonics" and "Your Baby Can Read" really work? I've been searching for a reputable source that discusses this matter but all I'm able to find are some testimonies on forums and such. Need some solid undeniable material. Just one source...just one!!
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The following sources may have the information you're looking for in comparing 'whole word' teaching as opposed to teaching phonics first, as children are learning to read. Both programs are mentioned by impartial parties and the pros and cons of the types of learning they foster, are discussed

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