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ERIC Number: EJ414427
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0019-2236
Who Determines the Reading/Language Arts Curriculum: Teacher or Independent Activities?
Mitchell, Sid; Fiddler, Joyce
Illinois Schools Journal, v69 n2 p49-55 1990
Discusses the prevalence of lessons comprised of commercial materials in the elementary classroom. Explores the nature of this work, considering in particular the skills isolation aspect of reading seatwork. Argues that it is this busywork that makes students bored with learning and hence inhibits their future learning. Suggests alternatives. (JS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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