Learning Exercise

Summarizing "Learning to Read in the Computer Age"

This assignment requires students to critically analyze the Meyer and Rose text.
Course: Special Education Teaching Methods

This book reviews the theories and uses of computers for the teaching of reading. It presents information both about... see more


1. Read the book presented at the following website: http://www.cast.org/LearningToRead

2. Summarize in essay format the key points you feel Meyer and Rose were trying
to convey in their writing.

3. Describe at least two ways in which you need to further your own
understanding of how to incorporate technology into the teaching of reading.


Basic understanding of instruction principles
Basic understanding of available instructional technology


Reading instruction
Technology use in the teaching of reading

Learning Objectives

To summarize the text
To explore ways to further examine the students' own knowledge of incorporating technology into their teaching