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October 9, 1988 | KATHLEEN HENDRIX, Times Staff Writer
In 1973, at age 58, John Henry Martin suffered a severe heart attack, the result of a viral infection he developed after cutting himself while clearing his property in Cold Springs Harbor, N.Y. He was dead on arrival at the hospital but physicians revived him. Then, as he recalls it, after 30 days in intensive care, he was sent home to die.
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October 9, 1988 | KATHLEEN HENDRIX, Times Staff Writer
In 1973, at age 58, John Henry Martin suffered a severe heart attack, the result of a viral infection he developed after cutting himself while clearing his property in Cold Springs Harbor, N.Y. He was dead on arrival at the hospital but physicians revived him. Then, as he recalls it, after 30 days in intensive care, he was sent home to die.
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July 27, 1986 | Milton Chen, Chen is an assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education where he teaches educational media. and
For many children, reading and writing are more often acts of, as Lewis Carroll put it, "reeling and writhing." In fact, basic training in these skills has not changed much since Carroll was a boy. Standard issue, first grade: the reading primer. Make sure those basic phonics are stowed under your tiny belt. Next, you'll be dispensed green-lined paper and No.
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July 27, 1986 | Milton Chen, Chen is an assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education where he teaches educational media. and
For many children, reading and writing are more often acts of, as Lewis Carroll put it, "reeling and writhing." In fact, basic training in these skills has not changed much since Carroll was a boy. Standard issue, first grade: the reading primer. Make sure those basic phonics are stowed under your tiny belt. Next, you'll be dispensed green-lined paper and No.
NEWS
February 26, 1987
A computer software program designed to combat illiteracy will be introduced to local and state educators at John Glenn High School today. Besides being offered to district high school students during school hours, the 20-week program will be made available to adults who read at a fifth-grade level or below through the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District's adult school, said Patricia Bright, a district spokeswoman. "We want to showcase . . .
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May 29, 1988
Not long ago instructor Margene Larson pinned a computer printout bearing these lines from a student named Mina on a bulletin board in the Los Angeles Times Reading Lab: Yesterday I absent because my daught and I went to the Doctor she was sick. wen they come at home I clind my house, and I cook for my children." Two days later, Mina, an ESL (English as a Second Language) student who entered the Times high-tech program last Dec.
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January 22, 1995 | MICHAEL CART
"O beautiful for spacious skies." . . . The words, the first five of Katherine Lee Bates' immortal anthem, "America the Beautiful," are sweetly familiar--but in editor Sara Jane Boyers' version, O Beautiful for Spacious Skies (Chronicle: $13.95), their setting is intriguingly unfamiliar and yet gloriously right.
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