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Being able to teach students strategies to make them better readers is one thing. It is another to teach in a way that motivates and engages students in the process of reading.
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Motivation and Reading | District Administration Magazine

Motivation and Reading | District Administration Magazine | Get your students engaged in reading! | Scoop.it

This article looks at both young children and adolescents and their motivation to read. The article states reading skills effect students’ motivation to read over time. When students have little confidence as readers they become less motivated to read unless forced. Seems obvious doesn't it, but many teachers still connect reading skills with the motivation of their students.

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Reading Motivation Study

This is a great study done on increasing student motivation. The study includes a total of thirteen students ranging in grade level from sixth to eighth grade. Through the study the children showed progress in their reading motivation due to the changes their teachers made in the classrooms.

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Reading and Technology:  Make the Connection -- Websites complied by Diana Dell, Ed.S.

Reading and Technology:  Make the Connection -- Websites complied by Diana Dell, Ed.S. | Get your students engaged in reading! | Scoop.it

This brief article really speaks as to why we include technology within a child’s education. It not only increases motivation and engagement, but allows teachers to be on the same page as their students. There are many ways teachers can better serve their readers needs by including technology into their everyday instruction.

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Motivation | Oregon Literacy Professional Development

Motivation | Oregon Literacy Professional Development | Get your students engaged in reading! | Scoop.it

This is a great video presentation that describes motivation and engagement similarities and differences. The presentation also includes how to use technology to increase motivation and engagement.

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Motivating Students to Read Issues and Practices

Motivating Students to Read Issues and Practices | Get your students engaged in reading! | Scoop.it

Motivating students to read can be a challenging task. How can you make someone do something they don't want to do? It is important to consider intrisic and extrinsic motivation when planning to engage student in reading. This website offers great tips teachers can use to motivate their students.

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Reading Motivation: What the Research Says

Reading Motivation: What the Research Says | Get your students engaged in reading! | Scoop.it

This is a great website teachers can use as a resource to guide their instruction of reading. The site has an article on how to motivate students to read which includes student choice, providing a variety of books in the classroom, and extrinsic rewards. 

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Serving the Needs of all Students

Technology can serve the needs of all students. There are very limitations on technology and it's uses. This article talks about all the possibilities a teacher can incorporate technology to better serve their student's reading needs and increase motivation. It also provides a list of other websites teachers can use as a resources for specific subject areas like math.

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Effects Of Technology On Motivation - Schools - Teachers - Parents

Effects Of Technology On Motivation - Schools - Teachers - Parents | Get your students engaged in reading! | Scoop.it

This article argues the lack of technology within America's classrooms due to budget cuts. Because of the lack of technology student motivation has also decreased. When a student isn't motivated or engaged in school they will check-out mentally and float through their education instead of being involved and engaged.

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Reading Motivation and Fun | Colorín Colorado

Reading Motivation and Fun | Colorín Colorado | Get your students engaged in reading! | Scoop.it

ELL students are learning how to read, write, and speak a new language which can become difficult if they have little motivation to learn. This website provides instructional activities teachers can use to support ELL's motivation to read books. When students are motivated to read their engagement increases allowing them to become more confident readers and writers in the future.

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25 Ideas to Motivate Young Readers

25 Ideas to Motivate Young Readers | Get your students engaged in reading! | Scoop.it

This website provides twenty five strategies for teachers to use in their classrooms better engage and motivate their students. These activites involve students with books in ways that make them want to read again and again.

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