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Engaging Boys in Literacy

"Boys need a sense of purpose in order to engage with what they do. Give them an audience, create real ‘wow’ moments and help develop a love of fiction. Gary Wilson explores some practical ways in which you can help to engage boys."


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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's comment, February 27, 2013 6:13 AM
This is a great article.
Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, March 1, 2013 12:02 PM

Boys love book club!  Teaching wilderness skills by reading Swiss Family Robinson!  

Heather Stapleton's curator insight, October 14, 2013 6:34 AM

New link for this video is https://global.oup.com/education/searchresults?search_input=engaging+boys+in+literacy++video+&region=international#

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The Reluctant Reader by Heather Cato

The Reluctant Reader by Heather Cato | Get boys reading | Scoop.it

"I know it’s not a contest or anything, but I bet that when I began teaching language arts I had read fewer books of any kind than any other language arts teacher in the history of public education. I never liked reading as a kid, but I can vividly remember the first time I took my students down to our antique, two-sizes-too small library to check out books. With the signatures on my diploma still wet, I was excited to begin working with my students on all of the great teaching strategies that I had learned in college to improve their reading skills..."


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