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Unformatted text preview: The Power of Reading A Presentation by Dr. Charles Cabell Based on the work of Stephen Krashen Stopping Points During my presentation, I will come to stopping points where I will ask to answer some questions. In order to answer the questions, you will need to take notes as I speak. Now, please get out a pen or pencil, and then well begin. High School English Education A. Did you enjoy your high school English class? Did you learn how to speak English in your class? Did you communicate in English? Did your teacher communicate to you in English? Characteristics of Entrance Exam Preparation &R L E The purpose of education is to prepare for an exam The purpose of the exam is to divide students into winners and losers Students interests and individuality are ignored Students memorize information Indirect Results of Entrance-Exam Education Many students hate school Many students hate learning Many students find classes boring Many students lose confidence in themselves, especially in their academic ability Many teachers try to control students Student Strategies for Resisting Entrance-Exam Education Students become extremely passive, sleeping in classes Students become silent, never asking questions or showing interest Students completely separate their personal, meaningful lives from the classroom, which has no meaning for them Student Strategies II Students never do more than what is required by the teacher (homework)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course ENG 1001 taught by Professor Hager during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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