Monthly Archives: March 2013

Response to Chapt. 7 of Gunning’s, Assessing and Correcting Reading and Writing Difficulties

There are many benefits to reading aloud. Reading aloud is essential for lower-achieving readers because it builds vocabulary, syntax, and comprehension. Reading aloud also helps students make sense of the story. If the student is able to hear the story … Continue reading

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Response to Chapt. 6 of Gunning’s, Assessing and Correcting Reading and Writing Difficulties

I found chapter six interesting especially when it talks about case history. A case history is used to get a better understanding of a student’s background. A case history is attained from the student’s parents or care givers. Case studies … Continue reading

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Response to Chapt. 5 of Gunning’s, Assessing and Correcting Reading and Writing Difficulties

I had problems with comprehension tests for many years when I was growing up much like many other children had and still have.  Especially on state tests, the comprehension section in my eyes is awful and does all the wrong … Continue reading

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The first thing I want to make apparent for this post is an amazing site to gain awareness on autism: http://www.autismspeaks.org/ The short documentary “I Want To Say” is a look into the lives of several children who struggle with … Continue reading

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