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    Letter Fluency Games
    (1983) Gunter, Jock
    Summary: Letter Fluency games are simple, inexpensive devices designed to offer practice in the component skills necessary for literacy. In this note a variety of fluency techniques are discussed.
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    Math Fluency Games
    (1987) Gunter, Jock
    Summary: Math Fluency games are simple inexpensive devices designed to offer practice in the component skills necessary for performing arithmetic operations. In this note a variety of fluency techniques are discussed.
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    Number Bingo
    (1987) Gunter, Jock; Barriga, Patrico; Hoxeng, James
    Summary: Addition and multiplication bingo promote fluency with number symbols and arithmetic operations. The leader calls out a problem, the learners seek the answer on their boards, placing a bean on the square containing the answer. The player first completing a row wins. Beginners concentrate on associating what they see with what they hear. Others learn new operations. Advanced students work for speed in computation.
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    Letter Dice
    (1988) Gunter, Jock; Hoxeng, James; Borja, Amparo
    Summary: The player tosses eleven wooden dice, each face of which contains a letter. The letters showing are arranged and rearranged to assemble words. The aim is to develop fluency with the spelling of words, and to increase active and passive vocabulary.
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    Ashton-Warner Literacy Method
    (1972) Gunter, Jock; Hoxeng, James; Tasiguano, Enrique
    Summary: Developed by Sylvia Ashton-Warner for teaching Maori children in New Zealand, this literacy method allows the learner to approach written culture on his own terms. Rather than using a text, learners are taught words important to their lives, and encouraged to write sentences and stories which are shared with the other learners.