Schools are caught between testing mandates and joyful teaching. In many schools, there is no middle ground. Deep reflective reading instruction has been shoved aside and replaced with quickly paced, skills-based programs. The priorities of a testing culture conflict with the best practices of teaching reading.
Children must learn to think, reflect, analyze, and more importantly, enjoy reading. As a society, we should be concerned with decreasing literacy levels. According to a study by Click here to read more!