ERIC Number: EJ1018491
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Sep
Reference Count: 5
Comprehension: The Secondary School Educator's Responsibility
Grundel, Amanda; Pleau, Andrea R.
Principal Leadership, v14 n1 p48-52 Sep 2013
One of the key literacy skills for a student to possess is the ability to comprehend text, especially in a content-driven course. All teachers can help students learn how to put meaning to text by developing a toolbox of strategies they can use to comprehend difficult material. This article discusses tips for teachers in teaching, monitoring, and assessing comprehension.
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Reading Comprehension, Progress Monitoring, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Writing Assignments, Interpersonal Communication, Teacher Student Relationship, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Students
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A