Library Links

"Content that might be of interest to Teacher-Librarians..."


Engaging Boy Readers: Beginning with Teacher Behaviors

What can the teacher do to help not hinder?

Tony Keefer offers some strategies to engage boy readers in "reading culture." 1) walk the talk, 2) respect different kinds of readers, 3) boys will talk when they're ready, 4) be honest about dropping a book.

"Most of us still wonder about how to nudge boys toward the path of a reading life.  [Here] are the behaviors I have discovered that help me guide boys like Jackson in my classroom...."