Keeping in mind that there are all kinds of students and the whole range of learners (gifted to special needs and right brain to left brain dominant), the critical key is to focus on things that are engaging and compelling. This writer has a family member that would get in trouble for reading and still sneak reading with a flashlight. Harry Potter did great justice to this cause, as well as attractive themes as American Girl or other characters. When those weak readers find a ...
Practical ideas for teachers in helping to produce efficient readers is discussed.