Monthly Archives: March 2012

Teaching Reading through Fiction

Responding to the news article on teaching reading through nonfiction (cited below), Howard Gardner (Education, Harvard)¬†writes to the NYT : “Those educators who selected a reading program that valued fictional works presumably thought that was an appropriate emphasis. It is … Continue reading

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Teaching Reading with Nonfiction in NYC: NYT article

This working group has been exploring and discussing the teaching of reading (especially at the post-secondary level) through fiction, which is the focus of traditional literature and English departments. An article in today’s NYT suggests that elementary students performed better … Continue reading

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