Thursday, October 15, 2015

Educators Spend Less Time Teaching Classic Novels Due To Standardized Testing.

The AP (10/15, Tollefson) reports on how teachers are spending less time teaching classic pieces of literature like “The Scarlet Letter” and “The Odyssey” because nationwide testing standards emphasize studying informational texts. The AP article discusses what novels and texts teachers still prioritize, such as “To Kill a Mocking Bird.”

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