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Re: [teacherartexchange] How to get kids to read during class


From: Gayle Parent (gayleparent_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Aug 28 2008 - 21:22:15 PDT

Another option is to have volunteers read aloud. I don't teach
middle school kids, or hs, so I don't know how that differs from
elementary school on this subject, but in elementary I have always
had kids eager to read.

On Aug 28, 2008, at 3:04 PM, <> <> wrote:

> I am in need of some advise on how to get students to read during
> class. This is my second year for having a textbook in my
> beginning art and ceramic class. I have a classroom set so the
> students can't take them home so any reading that needs to be done
> is done in class. How is the best way to handle this. If I tell
> the students to read most of them don't. I hesitate at having the
> students read out loud because I hated doing that when I was in
> school but I would be willing to try that if I know of a way that
> wasn't so stressful for the kids that didn't read as well as the
> others. Any suggestions on how to handle this would really be
> appreciated.
> Blessings,
> Joe Cox
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