RE 5040 Fall 2011
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koppenhaverd
fluency and comprehension and 5040
Sun Dec 4, 2011 10:15
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I like that you have a tempered response to the comprehension improvement issue: you describe a couple things you noticed. There is a clear link between reading fluency and comprehension in the longer term. It is important for all of us to remember that whether we feel our studies were successful or not they were extremely short duration and we don't know if gains/losses would change over the longer term. This course is designed to teach you a process, which if you implemented on your own, I would hope you would continue for 8 or more weeks to get a more detailed answer to any questions you might ask.

  • comprehension improvement - MaryBeth, Thu Dec 1 20:51
    I noticed improvements in comprehension. Randi might be able to answer this question better, but I think the students showed more interest in discussing the poems and their meanings as we got to the... more
    • WPM and interest - Amanda Solesbee, Wed Dec 7 23:53
      I agree with it slowing down your WPM, but if they are engaged and interested in what they are reading- forget the timing and let it flow. That is what good teaching looks like. You adjust and adapt... more
    • Re: comprehension improvement - Nakita Carson, Tue Dec 6 19:54
      Poetry makes for fascinating conversations because poetry is so subjective! It always for so study of so many different components of comprehension.
    • fluency and comprehension and 5040 - koppenhaverd, Sun Dec 4 10:15
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RE 5040 Fall 2011