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Teaching disruptively helps create learners who ask the right question at the right time for reasons that matter to them.
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With layering meaning, students read that material first, which helps them build background knowledge and learn specialized vocabulary.
Whether parents should ‘schedule’ reading at home depends on many factors–not the least of which is how you ‘frame’ reading and how they respond.
If what a student is learning has very little ‘transferability’ to their life, there are significant costs and consequences.