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Friday, November 18, 2016

Report analyzes students' reading habits - Study shows kids need to practice what they learn about reading. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.




About 54% of students read for less than 15 minutes per day, according to the ninth annual "What Kids Are Reading" report, which includes data from 9.9 million K-12 students at 30,863 schools. The report shows that boys, on average, read about 23% less than girls.
T.H.E. Journal (11/17) 



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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Can audiobooks, podcasts improve literacy? - Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief





Listening to stories can help improve literacy skills among students who dislike or struggle with reading,according to the educators and experts mentioned in this blog post. They offer a list of recommended audiobooks and podcasts.
 
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