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Student Motivation and Engagement in Literacy Learning | Adolescent Literacy Topics A-Z

<b>Some teachers think that motivational activities must entertain students and therefore create fun activities that are not necessarily focused on</b> …

Lessons on Getting Adolescents Excited About Reading

In conjunction with WNYC’s Being 12 series, celebrated children’s book author Jon Scieszka will talk about getting adolescents– particularly young boys – to read, and the appeal of writing for this age group. Scieszka is the author of books for young readers like <i>The Stinky Cheese Man and Other</i> …

Just Read, Florida!

Just Read, Florida! is the statewide reading initiative that prioritizes reading in Florida's public schools and among all the community groups and …

A Call to Action: What We Know About Adolescent Literacy and Ways to Support Teachers in Meeting Students’ Needs

<b>A Position/Action Statement from NCTE’s Commission on Reading</b><p><b>May 2004</b><p><b>Purpose:</b> The purpose of this document is to provide a research-based resource …

American Association of School Administrators

<b>By Dori Veto</b><p>Now that policymakers are turning their focus to the distinct needs of struggling adolescent readers, research is pointing to specific …

Pedagogy

Educational Leadership:Motivation Matters:Motivating Young Adolescents

It's true that instructing a class of adolescents is no easy feat. It's a tenuous walk on a rope suspended high above a canyon of many competing …

Motivating Reluctant Adolescent Readers

How can you motivate adolescents who have never turned on to the magic of reading? Tutoring teenagers is as much about building self-confidence as …

What Should I Read Next? Book recommendations from readers like you

Welcome! Simply start typing the name of a book you like and click on the closest match.<p>Enter a book you like and the site will analyse our huge …

How to Motivate Teens to Read | Tips for Teaching Teenagers

<i>Lauren M. Bronson, Elementary School Teacher, Hillsborough County, Florida</i><p>Sports, TV, homework and socializing with friends can all compete with …

Reading Motivation: What the Research Says

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