10 Ways to Motivate Reading and Reduce Student Stress

10 Ways to Motivate Reading and Reduce Student Stress

School, in general, can make students stressed. Homework, athletics, clubs, and after school obligations eat up their free time and the time they have for homework. Family dynamics can also play a role in student stress. This stress has a physical effect on students...
5 Ways Reading Can Improve Health and Wellbeing (Continued)

5 Ways Reading Can Improve Health and Wellbeing (Continued)

5 Ways Reading Can Improve Health and Wellbeing Continued from Part 1 3) Reading can improve sleep Smartphones have become our regular bedtime buddy. Where’s the harm in having a quick check of Facebook before lights out? According to research, it could wreak...
Five Ways Reading Can Improve Health and Wellbeing

Five Ways Reading Can Improve Health and Wellbeing

For many of us, there’s nothing quite like getting lost in a good book; reading can transport us to another world, providing an escape from life’s everyday stresses, at least temporarily. But increasingly, researchers are finding that reading may offer...
Conducting Guided Reading

Conducting Guided Reading

Guided Reading continued from the previous post. Instructions for Conducting Guided Reading to Improve Reading Skills: Conduct guided reading with the student a minimum of 20 minutes/day (more is better!). The student must read out loud to you. The...
Guided Reading – What Does It Mean?

Guided Reading – What Does It Mean?

Guided reading is reading out loud to an adult, or other proficient readers, with feedback. This is NOT independent silent reading. The key part to the effectiveness in developing skills is to provide ‘guidance’ to the student. Do not confuse this beneficial teaching...