Reading stamina is a child's ability to focus and read independently for long periods of time without being distracted or distracting others. This is something parents can help students develop. Here's how...
In this article posted on Mindshift, Tasha Bergson-Michelson suggests an interesting search strategy for students to consider. Applied correctly, these steps could potentially provide far more meaningful results when students are on any online knowledge and data quest.
Surprisingly, according to research by Educause, only 78% of students feel that wifi is extremely valuable for their academic success, while 60% of students said they wouldn’t attend a college all if it didn’t offer free wifi. The study also finds that 47% of students believe technology makes professors better at their jobs, yet over 30% of students found their instructors to be incapable of getting technology working without student aid.
Thanks to Eric Stockmeyer for this one: "Literacy and fluency* have to do with our ability to use a technology to achieve a desired outcome in a situation using the technologies that are available to us.
So Haynes, who has a son herself, went to the school's media specialist, Angela Rosheim, and proposed they build a small reading area for boys—aka "The Cave"—stocked with books that were more to young guys' liking. Haynes researched how to design such a space, and studied the "Guys Read" website, launched by author and former U.S. kids' book ambassador Jon Scieszka. It includes tips on how to create guy-friendly reading areas, or what Scieszka calls, a "field office."