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Teachers are often faced with students who struggle when it comes to reading comprehension and fluency. There are a myriad of books on the subject of bringing your students to a higher level of comprehension and fluency, but most classroom teachers do not have a lot of time to read outside of grading papers, parent conferences, professional development requirements, administrative duties, extra-curricular duties, oh and teaching students for hours every day. The following is a list of strategies that teachers can stick on their desk for quick reference on ideas for reading strategies.
Teachers can bring some innovative ideas of ten minutes by modifying the instructional practices in the reading classes in a way with the ultimate aim improving our students’ ever evolving needs.
Reader’s theatre allows ESL/EFL students the opportunity to get beyond decoding and increase their reading comprehension skills. This short article offers suggestions as to how to use Reader’s theatre in ESL/EFL classroom.
Sometimes it's tempting to think that a person's favorite book is the secret to unlocking his character. That's what makes Who Reads What -- a directory of celebrities' favorite books assembled over a twenty-year period by Glenna Nowell of the tiny Gardiner (Maine) Public Library -- so immensely fascinating. Sometimes the books seem to confirm exactly what we think we already know about their readers.
While it is true that children spend a significant portion of their day with their teachers, it is often their parents who wield more power to encourage them to read. However, a lot of parents are unclear as to how they can achieve this.
Reading is a difficult process. The brain must be doing several things at once in order to make sense out of the written word. Many things can go wrong when a student is learning to read. Kids who struggle with reading struggle with life. If there is just one skill you can spend time on to help a student succeed in school and life, it would be reading.