Where are we going wrong with teaching reading skills?

teaching reading skills

By Mark Bartholomew
Past and Present? – Teaching Techniques

Do you remember reading classes in English, Spanish, or whatever foreign language you were studying, where the text was too difficult for you really to understand the meaning and the teacher concentrated on testing challenging vocabulary or asking questions like "What does 'them' refer to in line 25?" If your recollections are anything like mine, they probably conjure up memories of being bored and only paying enough attention so as not to be caught unawares by a teacher's question.

Yawning while Reading . . .

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