Improving students’ reading using Reciprocal Teaching | francisgilbert

Improving students’ reading using Reciprocal Teaching | francisgilbert

 

One iteration of the Reciprocal Teaching Process.

Respected research has shown for some time that certain teaching approaches are particularly effective at improving students’ reading skills; one such strategy is called Reciprocal Teaching (Oczkus, 2010:Palincsar and Brown, 1984) which gets learners reading in groups. I’ve written about the success of this strategy in two previous issues of NATE Magazine (June 2015/June 2016) and shown how to do it in several NATE workshops. As I’ve worked with more and more classes and teachers, I’ve realised that while many English teachers are keen…

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