Teaching to the Test from a Parent’s Perspective

Authors

  • Amy Kettle
  • Dr. Melinda Miller Sam Houston State University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.56887/galiteracy.1

Keywords:

high-stakes testing, reading and writing workshops, love of reading, teaching to test

Abstract

The authors first address the unwanted consequences that come with high-stakes testing on children’s love for reading and then offer reading and writing workshops as successful alternatives to make reading enjoyable again for students.

Author Biographies

  • Amy Kettle

    Amy Kettle, M.Ed. ([email protected]) has taught in public elementary middle schools for five years. She is a Certified Reading Specialist.

  • Dr. Melinda Miller, Sam Houston State University

    Dr. Melinda Miller ([email protected]) has been a professor of literacy at Sam Houston State University for 17 years in the Department of Language, Literacy, and Special Populations. Dr. Miller is also a certified reading specialist.

Teaching to the Test (Kettle & Miller, 2018)

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Published

12/06/2018

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Research and Practitioner Articles

How to Cite

Kettle, A., & Miller, M. (2018). Teaching to the Test from a Parent’s Perspective. Georgia Journal of Literacy, 41(2), 6–10. https://doi.org/10.56887/galiteracy.1

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