The AAUW report How Schools Shortchange Girls inspired some conflicting ideas in my thoughts on the education girls receive in public schools. At first, I had difficulty accepting the broad accusations of how girls in our country receive inadequate e
Freire makes many important points about the importance of making the lessons vivid and real to the students, such as with reading, and about the virtues a teacher should possess. I feel that his thoughts on reading are relevant and helpful f
ROUTMAN Literacy at the Crossroads CHAPTER 5 BACK TO BASICS - WHAT DOES IT MEAN? "One things for sure: whenever test scores are used as the main measure of how our kids are reading and writing, there is a call for ,back to basics"(77).