RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Ruth Ann Timmons
Re: Reading Buddies
Sun Dec 11, 2011 23:43
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I was the opposite as a child- struggled as a reader and therefore not motivated to read at all. I find I understand students who struggle with reading and try my best to motivate them by sharing the love I have for it now. I feel it is always more fun to work with a partner and be able to talk about your shared experience. Reading buddies is an excellent motivator!

  • Reading Buddies - Whitney Fisher, Sun Dec 11 14:03
    I love the research question you all created. I have always had an intrinsic motivation to read so when I have had students who literally despise reading it has been difficult to motivate them to... more
    • Re: Reading Buddies - Ruth Ann Timmons, Sun Dec 11 23:43
      • Re: Reading Buddies - MaryBeth, Mon Dec 12 14:33
        I too struggled with reading as a child as well and definitely didn't enjoy reading. In my own classroom teaching experiences I have tried to share that with students, letting them know that we all... more
      • Re: Reading Buddies - Whitney Fisher, Mon Dec 12 00:02
        I think it is awesome that we all come from different backgrounds and experiences. We are able to use each other to find the best ways to reach students. Thanks for teaching me a lot through your... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011