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Dr. Rosow's introductory sections are quite inspiring...This book may prove useful to teachers and community literacy volunteers alike. Certainly its theoretical background and educational philosophy should inspire and motivate all. - Orana, Journal of School and Children's Librarianship
JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT & ADULT LITERACY
The author shows educators how to promote more challenging reading and allow new readers to develop a broad literature base." - Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy
THE BOOK REPORT
For those who teach reading to adults and teens and have difficulty finding material that will stimulate interest, yet is simple enough for new readers, Rosow's annotated bibliography delivers...Recommended. - The Book Report
Yet, sometimes--too often--little kids are forced to do word calling from artificial strings of words that have very little meaning. That teaches them that reading is BORING, when they haven't met a good book.
We must make sure our young spend their reading time with texts that will last a lifetime. What they read matters. What we read matters.
In Forsaken Hands: How Theory Empowers Literacy Learners
Widespread illiteracy and the failure to address it at the primary and secondary school levels galvanized Rosow into experimenting with her theory that learners must be taught individually, that a single method cannot be imposed on every student. . . . Her case studies document remarkable changes; the students design their own programs and learn to control their emotions.