Reading comprehension and actively reading is part of our everyday life. In any type of higher education, students are going to need to understand what is being expected of them through reading material about and for the classes. In the work environment being able to understand instruction and how to work computers and things that require reading are needed to do daily tasks. Reading comprehension will become a benefiting skill that can be used throughout life in various ways. Motivating students to engage in active reading will make a tremendous impact on student’s goals in life.
As a teacher, I plan to use the pedagogical practices of perennialism and existentialism in the classroom to help students to be analyze philosophical issues while using “their own image[s]” and ideals on the topic (Schunk). Using strategies and activities like dialogic interaction, giving students a choice to be able to converse with peers, probing and asking questions like “why” and “how” in order to comprehend. The use of multimodalities will also help as an educator to come up with different ways to teach students in the classroom, and engage in