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tatem1
benefit to reading aloud
Fri May 29, 2015 23:18
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I agree that both reading silently and aloud are beneficial for different reasons. I would assume reading aloud is more beneficial because you practice verbal skills, a skill that some ASD students often struggle with. Also, I completely agree that students need an uplifting environment to grow and gain confidence.

  • Reading Aloud/Silently - Sonya Summey, Fri May 29 20:50
    I do not have an answer to your question about why there is a gap in comprehension for the two methods of reading; however, I do think that both are beneficial. Practicing both will help any student, ... more
    • benefit to reading aloud - tatem1, Fri May 29 23:18
      • Such a hard decision! - Allison Powers, Fri May 29 23:49
        It seems like this is one of those questions that never really has a concrete answer. I feel like it would depend on the personality of the individual. If you know that the student is easily... more
        • connecting and building trust - tatem1, Sat May 30 00:03
          This is so true as well. I agree that we have to know our students' personalities and not force them to do something they dread. Instead, we should find another way to help them learn and practice... more
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