On 3/09/09, SJ wrote:
> Although it can be difficult to manage and determine some
> activities, current research points us in the direction of a
> more cooperative learning style. Students do need to have time
> throughout the day to work independently and focus on a
> paper/pencil task, but they also need literacy station time to
> learn from one another.
> On 1/26/09, Well said, Bev wrote:
>> 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.