This witty narrative argues that we must work to redefine reading, taking it beyond the boundaries of literature, if we wish to convince kids of its value in their lives.
This groundbreaking book outlines twelve simple steps to help teachers and parents revolutionize the way they view and encourage children`s reading in all genres and formats. The twelve succinct chapters cover topics such as redefining reading, understanding that technology is a part of the new literacy, exploring how words work, and turning printed text into active learning. Lively anecdotes and personal reflections throughout the book create a highly readable narrative that makes a compelling case for recognizing the intrinsic value of reading… almost anything.
|Pages: 176||Publication Date: 2006||ISBN: 9781551382029|