Donald Potter
Donald L. Potter has been a teacher and supporter of explicit instruction in phonics for decades. He has enhanced and republished the Blend Phonics of Helen Loring.

He also developed an extensive "reading clinic" based on the writings and Alpha-Phonics of the whole-language critic Samuel Blumenfeld

Potter publishes his own phonics primer, the Natural Phonics Primer, with student, teacher, and oversize editions.

Potter makes many important publications on the history of teaching reading and the reading wars controversies available on his website