On 9/14/09, anon wrote:
> Those two gurus of whole language should be jailed for
> educational malpractice. There was a reason the old ways
> existed for years and years--it's because they worked.
> On 1/25/09, Bev wrote:
>> My way of teaching reading is so much better than the
>> confusion. I do not think the students are learning!!!I
>> Hate trying to teach a reading circle while kids are
>> crawling on the floor. I have 32 years of SUCCESS! When
>> is someone going to put a stop to this madness?
>> Worksheets can ask creative questions and students learn
>> to sit and focus which they need in our society! We
>> seldom even sit together at a table anymore to have our
>> meals. On yearly tests they must be able to sit and focus
>> for long periods of time not sit on the floor and play a
>> confusing game. What are we doing to our students if we
>> do not give them the opportunity to stretch their ability
>> to sit quietly , think and focus and answer questions on
>> paper? It is a process and will not be mastered unless
>> they are given opportunities to succeed.