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Cynthia Trickel
Re: Quality of Life
Fri May 29, 2015 11:02

Thank you for your comments. I was wondering if that statement caused others to stop and think... I agree that it could effect the students difficulty in functioning in certain situations, but not overall. I think quality of life is an individual perspective. It would be difficult for me to list students and "judge" them on what I saw as their "quality of life".

  • Re: Quality of Life - hinesjd, Fri May 29 10:38
    I too thought that was a very bold statement to make to begin an article. I can understand where they are coming from because literacy skills are something you and I use everyday (we are often... more
    • Quality of Life - Rachel Caldwell, Fri May 29 12:35
      I agree with Jacob, while I think saying that this would interfere with students' quality of life is a big accusation, I do see what the author meant. Like you said Jacob, we often take for granted... more
    • Re: Quality of Life - Cynthia Trickel, Fri May 29 11:02
      • Re: Quality of Life - Kelsie Fender, Fri May 29 15:31
        I read this article and made note of this exact phrase. "Literacy skills, especially silent reading comprehension, serve as the foundation for learning, independence, and quality of life for all... more
        • reply: Quality of life - macdonaldke, Fri May 29 23:05
          I like your spin on the statement Kelsie, that reading is a foundation of quality of life, but does it necessary have to be independent reading? I can somewhat agree with the author in the way that... more
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