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Reading is an essential tool for existence in our modern society. While some
children and adults struggle with learning basic reading concepts, a common problem of
reading reluctance exists in classrooms across the nation....
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21 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
Special Course in Reading. Normal students who desire to prepare themselves as teachers of Reading should take Oral Expression a, b, and c, and Elocution I and V, and half year of Training in Reading.
personal and focused than general classroom whole-group instruction, or even
differentiated small-group instruction during the regular classroom hours. Rich book-centered
discussions can be brilliant motivators for readers. These discussions...
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motivation to read and have been shown to improve students’ reading levels and
performance on tests.
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