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“The Greatest Salesman in the World” by Og Mandino. End of book contains 6 “scrolls”. #Reading 1 3x/day 30 days b4 reading next. More L8R.

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AdLit.org

The above link to AdLit.org links directly to a section called “AdLit101…a great resource for students beyond grade 3 who need help building literacy skills. One of the problems our educational system has faced in my lifetime is an “all-or-nothing” approach. First, we had phonics, then we had whole language. Now we have a better understanding that young readers benefit from a phonetic approach but that “sight words” are necessary, too, as our language is predicated upon so many different languages.

With an “all-or-nothing” attitude, it can be easy to fall into the trap that everybody needs phonics instruction; however, the research indicates that past a certain point, phonics alone will not solve a reader’s problems. The above link addresses the different stages and uses for different types of interventions. Worth a look.

http://blog.minnesotareadingcorps.org/2010/12/can-google-replace-librarians.html