We recently came across two insightful articles on this subject. The first, Ten Ways to Cultivate a Love of Reading in Students, lists ten simple ways you can encourage excitement about reading. The second, Raising Boys Who Want to Read, offers ideas for fostering this passion in boys—but the ideas don’t apply to boys only. While you’re probably doing some of these things already, the articles may contain some new ideas that are easy to incorporate into your classroom.
So check out the articles; then grab your watering cans. You have the opportunity to nurture an essential crop, and your harvest will feed the world in immeasurable ways. Thank you, as always, for the important work you do!
Do you have additional ideas for cultivating a love of reading? Share them below!