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1.  When motivation is missing...

Posted 9 days ago
When motivation is missing nothing much happens for those learning to read.

However, …

Helping Them WANT to Read
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Helping Them WANT to Read
Have you ever tried to teach someone to do something that you yourself didn't like to do? It's the very hardest teaching because the primary thing that needs to be developed within every learner is a burning desire to learn whatever it is.
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Mark Condon
Unite for Literacy
Louisville KY

2.  RE: When motivation is missing...

Posted 8 days ago
And PLEASE do not OVER-PHONICATE the kids.

Surround them with GREAT books, instead. And keep phonics progams on the SCREEN far away. They are horrid.

Thank you, Mark.

Yvonne Siu-Runyan, Ph.D.
Past President, NCTE
Professor Emerita, UNC (Colorado)
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