From Education World:
Independent silent reading has been viewed as a time-honored educational tool. Yet today, many teachers sacrifice it for direct instruction, arguing that there are more effective ways to spend the time. What do the experts say?
For more on Silent Sustained Reading, read “Sustained Silent Reading” Helps Develop Independent Readers (and Writers)
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