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Ashley Pennell
Mon Nov 24, 2014 20:18

I wholeheartedly agree! I hope more teachers will adopt this perspective and do what's best for their students, rather than doing what boosts their scores. For example, I despise hearing teachers talk about having their young students practice the writing comprehension TRC questions. While I think they are important for the sole reason that knowing how to answer them keeps students from feeling defeated, the beginning reader process does not depend on a reader's ability to coherently write about what they read. Time and time again it seems that this is the goal of many teacher's reading instruction, rather than continuing to develop the foundational skills that would LATER support writing comprehension. Leaving my soapbox now. :)

  • Patience is key - Melissa Boyd, Mon Nov 24 18:05
    I think we just have to remember that if we skip important steps, we leave holes in the foundation, and then fluency and ultimately comprehension suffers. We have to be comfortable with the fact that ... more
    • AGREED - Ashley Pennell, Mon Nov 24 20:18
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