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Transitional Periods for Children

In an Education Week article, Joanna P. Williams, professor of psychology and education at Teachers College, Columbia University, commented on children's transitional periods associated with school. On the subject of reading, she said that often by the time fourth grade rolls around, people expect kids to better understand the material they are reading.

The article, "Make or Break," was printed in the May 5 edition of
Education Week,
www.edweek.comprevious page