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Rugby league players recruited to help thousands of kids to read | Herald Sun

Rugby league players recruited to help thousands of kids to read | Herald Sun | Boys and Reading | Scoop.it

 "Elite rugby league players are helping to turn around the lives of thousands of children by reading to them in the classroom under a groundbreaking literacy program...

 

Research conducted by the Australian Catholic University has found that 85 per cent of teachers believe the program has encouraged reluctant readers, particularly boys, to take up books."

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"Reading is like basketball. I love it."

"Reading is like basketball. I love it." | Boys and Reading | Scoop.it

"In December 2008, an idea to begin a Guys Read Club for boys began as a small group of dedicated adult men on our faculty volunteered to be mentors to 24 of our most reluctant middle school readers – all boys – boys who also demonstrated some kind of leadership potential (positive or negative) ...."

 

Link to Deb Hanson’s outline mentioned in post -  http://blog.schoollibraryjournal.com/nonfictionmatters/2009/02/01/guys-read-sports-club-outline/

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