“reading” “reader’s workshop”


An interesting conversation is beginning to take shape on the English Companion Ning relevant to yesterday’s piece in the NY Times about providing choice to student readers. I was surprised (and kind of saddened) that this approach was touted as the “future of reading” and that it was contrasted so sharply with other forms of literature study. I don’t know many teachers who sacrifice depth of questioning or comprehension instruction in order to provide readers…