Encouraging Reluctant Readers

I'm back in the UK at the moment for our summer break before we head over to our new school and home in Malaysia in August.  You might think that means I'd have more time to write, but I'll be honest here I'm spending it all with my little boy and our families - today … Continue reading Encouraging Reluctant Readers

Motivating Readers: Book Talk

Like many teachers I have a couple of students who are reluctant readers; I try to keep them as motivated and engaged as I can using a combination of different approaches that vary from student to student and change over time as needed.  I often use strategies such as praise, positive reinforcement (you've gotta love … Continue reading Motivating Readers: Book Talk