A critical role all teachers should play for their students is one of a book guide. Students desperately need adults in their life who will talk about, promote, and encourage them to further develop their reading skills. – Yes, I am aware that I said ALL teachers. I don’t care if you teach math or music, you can still talk about books! This week, the week before spring break is a critical time for book guides. Before you send your students on a week long retreat from all sound educational reasoning, take a minute and encourage them to make a plan to squeeze some time in for reading over spring break.
Books I read (or am still reading):
Into the Wild
So, I’m still reading this book. Yes, I know it is just over 200 pages and I should have finished it already. The way I see it, I’m just trying to savor every moment… 🙂
Books I’m reading (going to try to actually read) this week:
Tagged: books, reluctant readers
Divergent! What an amazing book…I bought four copies for my classroom and they have hardly been back on the shelves since that first day.