Thanks to Julie Niles Petersen, I realized that the reason I couldn’t find research for The Best Posts On Students Reading Aloud Individually In ESL Class — But I Need Your Help Finding Research On The Topic list was because it’s generally called “round robin reading” or “popcorn reading.” Thanks, Julie!
After a search, I found a ton of research pointing out what a bad instructional strategy it is. Here are a few links that I’m adding to that list:
Round Robin Reading: Is there justification for its use or are there better alternatives available for oral reading instruction?
Small Group Reading Instruction (go to page six)
I remember as a kid dreading getting called on to read. Not because I wasn’t a good reader but because it made me really nervous to read in front of my peers. I really paid no attention to the meaning behind the words. My goal was to finish the passage.