RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Ruth Ann Timmons
Re: Motivating Students
Sun Dec 11, 2011 23:51
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Reading interest survey seem to have been valuable to both of your studies. I think it would be a great idea to send one home for my students and their parents to complete together. It would not only help in the classroom but give parents an idea as well of the material their child is or isn't interested in reading. Sadly some parents may have no clue or be really surprised by what their child would actually like to read. For the past few years, my kindergarten class has been reading buddies with a 4th grade class. We would meet every 2 weeks and have the kids pair up and take turns reading to each other. It is a very meaningful activity and so fun to watch. Its hard to tell who enjoys it more- my kinders or the 4th graders.

  • Motivating Students - Amanda Solesbee, Wed Dec 7 22:42
    Great presentation! Looks like your group and my group did a similar topic. It was interesting to see your results and compare to ours. What did you think about the Garfield Survey? We had some great ... more
    • Re: Motivating Students - Ruth Ann Timmons, Sun Dec 11 23:51
      • Re: Motivating Students - crousejs, Wed Dec 14 01:16
        One year we tried a similar program at my school. Each classroom was paired up to another classroom and upper grade students would help lower grade students in reading, writing, or math skills. I... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011