Bonus Reading Info: Reading Aloud; Boys & Books; Reading in Digital
Benefits of Reading Aloud"What's Going On In Your Child's Brain When You Read Them A Story?" NPR Ed, 24 May 2018.
Gonzalez, Valentina. "Read Alouds Are Great for the Middle Grades!" MiddleWeb, All About the Middle Grades, 3 Dec. 2017.
Gottfried, Allen, and Adele Gottfried. "If You Want Your Kids to Be Fully Literate, Start Reading to Them When They're Babies." Los Angeles Times, 30 Dec. 2017.
Kebede, Laura Faith. "Why One Memphis Principal Reads Bedtime Stories to Students via Facebook Live." Chalkbeat, 15 July 2019.
Kelly. “Want to Raise Smart, Kind Kids? Science Says Do This Every Day.” Happy You, Happy Family blog. N.d. “All you have to do is this: Read to your child. Even if they already know how to read to themselves.”
Lyman, Caroline. "Reading Aloud to Middle School Students to Improve Their Attitudes about Reading." ERIC, 2019.
Scholastic Open a World of Possible/Research
Topics include: Reading Volume; Reading Self-Selected Books for Fun; Books in the Home; The Power of Read Aloud; Reading and Writing Connections. Also checkout the TwitterFeed #sharepossible.
BOYS and READING
McFann, Jane. "Boys and Books." Reading Rockets (from Reading Today, 22(1), 20-21. Aug. 2004. Older, but still pertinent.
Tubin, Hillary. “Appreciating What, Where and How Boys Read.” Fractus Learning, n.d. Accompanying Infographic "Appreciating What, Where and How Boys Read [Infographic]."
Whaley, Monte. "Letting Boys Read What They Want Can Help Boost Lagging Language Scores, Colorado Educators Say." Denver Post [Denver CO], 31 Aug. 2018. Education sec.
Reading in Digital
Alexander, Patricia A., and Lauren M. Singer. "A New Study Shows That Students Learn Way More Effectively from Print Textbooks Than Screens." Business Insider, 15 Oct. 2017.
Ebooks and other Digital ReadingEnis, Matt. "College Students Prefer Print for Long-form Reading, Ebooks for Research | LJ Survey." Library Journal, 27 Mar. 2018.