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(CBS News)   New research finds first graders are better at reading than children a decade ago. Unfortunately, only in abbreviations, acronyms and emojis   ( cbsnews.com) divider line
    More: Followup, reading skills, co-author Emily Rodgers, study co-author, co-author Jerome D'Agostino, Ohio State, better reading skills, advanced reading skills, basic reading skills  
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2017-04-19 08:19:12 AM  
Acronyms and emojis aren't abbreviations, subby.

Or did you drop a comma somewhere?

/Eats, shoots, and leaves - stage left
 
2017-04-19 10:24:24 AM  
Does this mean we're not teaching kindergartners reading skills before they can cognitively use them? Does this mean the common core standards are right?
 
2017-04-19 11:03:07 AM  
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2017-04-19 11:04:50 AM  

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Lol.
 
2017-04-19 11:10:44 AM  
How are they at L337 or Jive?

/Thieve's Cant?
 
2017-04-19 11:13:26 AM  
Thanks Obama!
 
2017-04-19 11:16:24 AM  
I've been saying for a while now that despite all the shiat young people get for always texting and being online, they are doing FAR more reading than any children in the past as a result. I'd be willing to bet that kids are reading the equivalent of a novel once every couple days, just through social media.
 
2017-04-19 11:18:18 AM  

vwarb: I've been saying for a while now that despite all the shiat young people get for always texting and being online, they are doing FAR more reading than any children in the past as a result. I'd be willing to bet that kids are reading the equivalent of a novel once every couple days, just through social media.


Lol, ikr?
 
2017-04-19 11:29:10 AM  

vwarb: I've been saying for a while now that despite all the shiat young people get for always texting and being online, they are doing FAR more reading than any children in the past as a result. I'd be willing to bet that kids are reading the equivalent of a novel once every couple days, just through social media.


Yup, it's almost like the old fogey's proclamation that the young people today are dumb have no basis in reality.
 
2017-04-19 11:45:10 AM  
Nonsense!  First-graders are, like, 6 or 7.  A decade ago they weren't even born!
 
2017-04-19 12:38:29 PM  

dionysusaur: Nonsense!  First-graders are, like, 6 or 7.  A decade ago they weren't even born!


Another fine joke ruined by an exclamation point.
 
2017-04-19 01:14:42 PM  
Four hours in and no discussion about phonics vs whole language?

The evidence is clear that teaching children using phonics leads to better reading skills quicker but runs into the "that is not how i was taught and it was good enough for me" groups.
 
2017-04-19 01:18:48 PM  

Norfolking Chance: Four hours in and no discussion about phonics vs whole language?

The evidence is clear that teaching children using phonics leads to better reading skills quicker but runs into the "that is not how i was taught and it was good enough for me" groups.


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2017-04-19 02:45:56 PM  
Probably because we're actually teaching them things in pre-school now.  My son is only almost three and a half and he can count up into the thirties and knows his whole alphabet now.  He can also sight read a couple of words now, and we're working on what sounds the letters make so he can start to sound them out.  They also work on recognizing and dealing with emotions.  The traditionalists are slowly losing, thank god.
 
2017-04-19 05:41:12 PM  

Shakin_Haitian: Probably because we're actually teaching them things in pre-school now.


...or more people are homeschooling, and paying attention to what their kids are learning.
 
2017-04-19 06:03:41 PM  

cirby: Shakin_Haitian: Probably because we're actually teaching them things in pre-school now.

...or more people are homeschooling, and paying attention to what their kids are learning.


LOL, yeah okay.
 
2017-04-20 10:19:22 PM  
No. Kids DO NOT benefit when Kinder is the new first grade. The ones pushing this have no farking clue about very young children. Many other skills suffer because they aren't allowed to actually play, which is how they learn about the world and how to manage it.
 
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