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School Libraries Boost Student Literacy, Australian Survey Finds

School Libraries Boost Student Literacy, Australian Survey Finds | Online Teacher Underground | Scoop.it
The 2013 Australian School Library Survey, conducted by Softlink on behalf of Australia's school library associations, has again revealed a positive relationship between a school’s literacy results and its library’s resourcing levels, the company...
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How many times do we need to present positive evidence such as this before we stop shooting ourselves in the foot and closing libraries? Thousands of children would never touch a book if not for a library and as someone who found solace and friendship in books, the educational world needs to take note.

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10 Reasons Nonreaders Don't Read — and How to Change Their Minds | Scholastic.com

10 Reasons Nonreaders Don't Read — and How to Change Their Minds | Scholastic.com | Online Teacher Underground | Scoop.it
Expert advice on how to change the minds of kids who hate to read.
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Invaluable insight from a company we have come to trust for all things literary. Thank you, Scholastic! Please read and share forward. @scholastic

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