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Guiding Growth in Reading


reviewed by Gertrude Whipple - 1956

coverTitle: Guiding Growth in Reading
Author(s): Margaret G. McKim
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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A great many people who are interested in the teaching of reading will find this the most helpful book on the subject that has appeared in a long time. It has been written specifically to aid the teacher in her daily work. While it achieves this purpose admirably, it can also be used to advantage as a college textbook in both graduate and undergraduate classes. Since it utilizes a wealth of pertinent research, practice, and theory for teaching suggestions, it will prove of benefit to reading specialists. The organization of a book in the complex field of elementary-school reading always presents a very real problem to authors. Shall it be designed vertically according to topics of interest at all levels, or horizontally according to a grade pattern, or some other way? McKim solves this problem neatly. An introductory section discusses two main items: "What does it mean to be able to... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 57 Number 4, 1956, p. 265-265
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4671, Date Accessed: 7/24/2019 5:34:02 AM

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