Word Callers - How to Stop the Guessing
- Created: Tuesday, 08 October 2019 10:00
- Written by Christy Jones
“I have students who read really well, but do not comprehend anything!”
I have heard this statement from teachers across the country... and in fact, I used to be one of these teachers. I was confused as to why my students who loved to read aloud to the class and seemed to be reading well couldn’t comprehend what they were reading. Listening to Emily Hanford’s recent documentary podcast, “At a Loss for Words: How a flawed idea is teaching millions of kids to be poor readers,” brought this issue back to the forefront for me.