ERIC Number: EJ856144
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
Kittle, Penny, Ed.
Voices from the Middle, v17 n1 p39-40 Sep 2009
As teachers, our most important mission is to turn our students into readers. It sounds so simple, but it's hard work, and we're all on a deadline. Kittle describes a class in which her own expectations that students would become readers combined with a few impassioned strategies succeeded ... at least with a young man named Alan.
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Recreational Reading, Educational Strategies, Secondary School Students, Reading Material Selection, Reading Materials, Teacher Expectations of Students, Reading Attitudes, Reading Interests
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
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