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Determining Basic Reading Materials Through a Study of Children's Interests and Adult Judgments


by Herbert H. Bruner 1929

WHAT do children like to read? What reading materials do teachers think most appropriate for children? Should children be encouraged to read only that which catches their fancy, or should they be exposed to materials adults think worthwhile? These and similar questions raise a network of problems concerning reading materials. Solutions to many of these have been sought by course-of-study makers, textbook writers, research workers, and individual teachers.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 30 Number 4, 1929, p. 285-309
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 5631, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 4:57:42 PM

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