BetaList features the newest startups. Today, we interview co-founder Dave Beech about Starwords, an app that helps kids learn to read. Submit your startup to get featured too. What is Starwords? Starwords
Student motivation is essential to reading development. Often striving readers lack engagement with text and may not find enjoyment in the reading process. Teachers and other school staff must motivate students to read. This feat can be accomplished to effective instructional practices and diversification of textual experiences. I chose this topic because I would like to identify ways to increase student engagement with literature in my school counseling practices.