Beyond Test Preparation: Nurturing Successful Learners through Reading and Writing Workshops

Miller, Melinda; Higgins, Betty
March 2008
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Spring2008, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p124
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the importance of reading and writing workshops on fostering successful learners. The author stresses that reading workshop is one way to teach reading that gives a large chunk of time to whole-class engagement in reading and responding to books or stories. According to a research, higher academic achievement is associated with more time on task. The author adds that students must read every day to become proficient readers. Time must be provided in class since most students find little or no time to read outside of school.


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