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Effective Out-of-School Time Reading Programs

Proficient readers often take the act of reading for granted. Whether we're glancing at street signs, reading the morning paper, or reviewing e-mail, …

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Student Motivation, Engagement, and Achievement

<b>Why is this component important?</b> Becoming skilled readers, writers, speakers, listeners, and thinkers requires ample opportunity for practice, …

Teaching

Motivating Teen Readers

Why Use This Tip<p>With so many other distractions available, it's all too easy for teens to turn on the television or log on to a social networking …

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 …

Teaching

Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st-Century Classroom

Why Visual Literacy Matters<p>Visual literacy is the ability to:<p>Process and make meaning of information presented in an image.<br>• Communicate our own ideas …

For Teens, Phonics Isn't Enough

Schools often struggle to find appropriate materials and approaches to support adolescent literacy. Strategies that work for children can ignore …

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> …

Teaching

Teacher Practices that Impact Reading Motivation

Introduction<p>Almost all agree that some amount of reading is vital to becoming a good reader. Expertise does not arise without active participation. …

Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves

Some researchers, however, believe that a third option, cognitive choice, is a more effective way to promote longer-lasting student autonomy. This …