Beth Wallis, StateImpact Oklahoma

Beth Wallis, StateImpact Oklahoma

Beth Wallis is StateImpact Oklahoma's education reporter.

Oklahoma schools turning to the new, old way of teaching students to read

By: - November 20, 2023

In a classroom full of future teachers at Oklahoma State University, Robin Fuxa instructs her students to count sounds in words like “map” and “can,” by placing pennies on a corresponding chart. “Let’s look at ‘stop’,” Fuxa prompts. “Ss-tuh-ah-puh,” her students respond in unison. “Four,” they count and move four pennies into the sound boxes […]