Overemphasizing Reading as a Skill

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James Curran
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Overemphasizing Reading as a Skill

Post by James Curran » Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:26 am

Overemphasizing Reading as a Skill

' I’ve grown deeply concerned about a shift that has taken place in reading instruction in recent years and the impact I think that shift has had on students of poverty. Specifically, I believe that an over-emphasis on reading as a skill has caused schools to neglect social studies, science, and arts in early grades, ultimately depriving many students of the domain-specific knowledge they need for reading comprehension and academic success in later grades.'

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