Category: Blog Series: All Kinds of Readers

Blog Series: All Kinds of Readers

Day Four: Ignite the Passion for Reading with Access to Books If students don’t have books to read, they cannot read books. I’m going to take this opportunity to promote Game Changer! Book Access for All Kids by Donalyn Miller and Colby Sharp. This…

Blog Series: All Kinds of Readers

Day Three: Ignite the Passion for Reading with Time to Read Just as Major League ballplayers must practice every day, readers need to READ every day. Every. Single. Day. I hear more and more about classrooms around the country where students are forced to…

Blog Series: All Kinds of Readers

Day Two: Ignite the Passion for Reading with Choice Once students realize you are correct — that reading may be worthwhile and even likeable, then it’s time to grow the passion for reading. Start with day one’s students who don’t like to read. Wait!…

Blog Series: All Kinds of Readers

Day One: “I don’t like to read.” You know that card game, “Bullshit?” That’s what I want to say when a middle school student says, “I don’t like to read.” (No, I don’t say it out loud. I don’t really want to say, “Bullshit.”)…