Robin Talkowski’s Blog: Reading & Technology

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Robin Talkowski’s Blog: Reading & Technology

Entries from January 27th, 2011

“Go Back into the Text”

January 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment · reading and technology

“Go back into the text” are words my students often hear. I want them to find evidence for their ideas, position, or answers. Most of the time, they grudgingly comply … until, one day they were finding evidence that would turn into the dialogue their Voki would say. All of a sudden, the students were […]

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Music to a Reading Teacher’s Ears

January 12th, 2011 · No Comments · reading and technology

Imagine a classroom with everyone speaking at once. Chaos? Poor classroom management? No, it is music to my ears! Most of my students do not like to read; consequently, they don’t choose to read, and it is difficult for them to improve their reading skills and fluency.  One technique to improve reading fluency is repeated […]

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