RE 5040 Fall 2011
Ruth Ann Timmons
building fluency
Wed Nov 30, 2011 00:17

I agree that having students tape record themselves reading is a fun way for them to practice. In the past, I have had students read using the Smart Board and microphone which is connected to our sound system in the room. Feedback is very important and helping students learn to give and take it in a positive way can start as early as kindergarten.

  • Re: Sarah Atkins/Carla Beasley - Ashley Montgomery, Fri Nov 25 12:38
    I thought your research on reading fluency was interesting. I use a lot of echo and choral reading in my own classroom. I don't use reader's theator very often but I am intested in seeing if it would ... more
    • building fluency - Ruth Ann Timmons, Wed Nov 30 00:17
    • Reply to Ashley - atkinssh, Mon Nov 28 18:31
      I had never tried Readers' Theater with my students before. I had tried Echo and Choral reading with students before and knew its value. Readers' Theater has really opened a new world for me to help... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011