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Reply to Amanda
Wed Jun 10, 2015 15:30

I've learned about the components of reading comprehension before but the lecture was an excellent review and went more in-depth. I had never thought about silent reading being the ultimate goal but it makes sense and I agree that it's important for teachers to remember this. I was throughly intrigued by the fact that vocal chords react when someone is reading silently but are silent and the same with people who sign, their hands were not moving but they sent off impulses as if they were signing. I would like to know more about this!

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    • Reply to Comprehension - Maggie Horne, Thu Jun 11 18:47
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    • reply Amanda Wallace - rognstadgr, Wed Jun 10 16:59
      I thought this was very interesting as well. I learned for the first time that *silent* reading comprehension is the goal. In schools we encourage students to read out loud all the time, younger... more
    • Reply to Amanda - brigmanhd, Wed Jun 10 15:30
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