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ERIC Number: EJ262302
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0013-127X
Why Children Don't Like to Read.
Bettelheim, Bruno; Zelan, Karen
Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, v47 n7 p2-6 Mar 1982
Identifies several reasons why children do not enjoy reading, including rote learning, unjustified reduction in number of words contained in primers, patronizing of the reader, unnatural sentence structure, and teacher dominance. Describes a Swiss reading program as an example of a better alternative to American primers. (DC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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