Wednesday, June 20, 2012


Question: If students with remedial needs are grouped together, will they succeed in remediating their needed skills?

Answer/Quote: “If students are grouped for a remedial experiment, their sense of themselves may be so negative that the experiment is bound to fail before it starts.” Reviewed by W.R.P.

Comment: An interesting observation. If they are self-perceived as failures, they are bound to fail because they expect to fail. Never thought of this before. RayS.

Title: “An Exploration of Deep structure Recovery and Reading Comprehension Skills.” Roy C. O’Donnell and FJ King. Research in the Teaching of English (Winter 1974), 327-3338.

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