Learning To Read, Reading To Learn

Olson, Lynn
September 1984
Education Week;9/5/1984, Vol. 4 Issue 1, pL14
The article focuses on the decline on the reading skills of children in the U.S. According to Jeanne S. Chall, director of the reading laboratory and professor of education at Harvard University, that their reading habits change and instead of learning reading, they are reading to learn. The author said that there is a need to master the basic mechanics of reading among children.


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