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Boys and Literacy
Exploring the issue of boys and reading and developing strategies to help boys become life-long readers.
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Boys and Books | Reading Topics A-Z | Reading Rockets

Boys and Books | Reading Topics A-Z | Reading Rockets | Boys and Literacy | Scoop.it
The statistics are consistent: Young male readers lag behind their female counterparts in literacy skills.
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Op-Ed Columnist - The Boys Have Fallen Behind - NYTimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist - The Boys Have Fallen Behind - NYTimes.com | Boys and Literacy | Scoop.it
Encouraging boys to read books about monsters and explosions could help improve their faltering verbal skills.
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Guys Read

As an author, father, and former teacher, Jon Scieszka suggests a number of ways to motivate boys to read.
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Boys' reading 'must be tackled'

Boys' reading 'must be tackled' | Boys and Literacy | Scoop.it
A commission on boys' reading calls for an official strategy to close the gap in achievement with girls.
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Boys and Reading: Is There Any Hope?

Boys and Reading: Is There Any Hope? | Boys and Literacy | Scoop.it
Boys’ aversion to reading, let alone to novels, has been worsening for years, prompting the question — what turns boys into readers?
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Boys and Reading: Strategies for Success | K12 Reader

Boys and Reading: Strategies for Success | K12 Reader | Boys and Literacy | Scoop.it
Over the last several years an alarming trend has developed regarding our children?s reading abilities.
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Getting Boys To Read

Getting Boys To Read | Boys and Literacy | Scoop.it
GettingBoysToRead.com is a community based blog for parents, librarians, and teachers. Our goal is to provide information, inspiration, and support through blog articles, interviews, and our forum.
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GUYS READ

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A web-based literacy program for boys founded by author and First National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature Jon Scieszka.

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BoysRead.org - Developing a New Generation of Literate Men

BoysRead.org - Developing a New Generation of Literate Men | Boys and Literacy | Scoop.it
We are an organization of parents, educators, librarians, mentors, authors, and booksellers. Our mission is to transform boys into lifelong readers.
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Megan Cross's comment, September 18, 2012 4:23 PM
This site is such a fantastic resource. I especially enjoyed viewing the link called "Take Action." This page broke it down by listing what each type of person could do to get involved (educator, parent, mentor, etc.)
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Tackling the Challenge of Boys’ Literacy Gap (The Council Chronicle, Sept. 05)

When Doug Pusey prepares his Earth Systems students at Canyon View Jr. High School in Orem, Utah, for a study of “the genetic relationships between lizards,” he starts with something his students know well: The Simpsons.
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Literacy, families and learning: The Challenge of Boys and Reading

Literacy, families and learning: The Challenge of Boys and Reading | Boys and Literacy | Scoop.it

This blog aims to provide practical, timely and sound support and advice for parents, teachers and teachers in training

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