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)

Weighing the Options: Alternatives to Round Robin Reading