Tuesday, September 1, 2009

A New Assignment: Pick Books You Like

A New Assignment: Pick Books You Like -- good article on students being able to choose their own reading material.  I think I lean towards the balanced approach: teach kids the same book for that "shared culture" and also let them choose something they like.  But be prepared, if you pick "Captain Underpants" or "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" you're going to be held to the same high standards of comprehension and analysis as the Harry Potter readers...

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JS Huntlands said...
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Joel said...

So, JS Huntlands, how much should you pay me for the advertising? Tacky, very tacky...