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Cynthia Trickel
Praise first
Fri May 29, 2015 10:50

Using praise for correct answers or attempts, I agree is a great strategy. Having the student read with you first for him to gain confidence is also a great strategy. You made a great point about each student being different and having to find a reading strategy that works for them.

  • Practice Does Make Perfect - whitemb2, Fri May 29 08:59
    See I am on the practice makes perfect size. If no one ever practiced anything or did homework, then no one succeed in anything. I believe that self-correction when used correctly can really help a... more
    • Response to whitemb2 - brownrf, Sat May 30 10:04
      I definitely agree with you, practice makes perfect. If none of us ever practiced anything, what would we be good at? Yes, some people are born talented in particular areas, but no one can say... more
    • Practicing Reading - Sonya Summey, Fri May 29 21:06
      In one of my previous reading courses my professor would say that you could only get better at reading by reading. I am in agreement with you that practice makes progress! There is no need to shame a ... more
    • Praise first - Cynthia Trickel, Fri May 29 10:50
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