Fountas and Pinnell say librarians should guide readers based on interest, not level


More research by Steven Krashen:

Krashen, S. 2003. The (lack of) experimental evidence supporting the use of accelerated reader. Journal of Children’s Literature 29 (2): 9, 16-30.

Krashen, S. 2004. A comment on Accelerated Reader: The pot calls the kettle black. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy 47(6): 444-445.

Krashen, S. 2005. Accelerated reader: Evidence still lacking. Knowledge Quest 33(3): 48-49.

Krashen, S. 2007. Accelerated reader: Once again, evidence still lacking. Knowledge Quest September/October. 36,1

Krashen, S. 2010. Accelerated Reader: No clear evidence it is effective & it may be harmful. (letter to the editor). Published in Rethinking Schools, Spring, 2010, p. 8.


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