The Power of Reading: Insights from the Research
"The author 'outlines and "proves" via...research reports how Free Voluntary Reading (FVR), the use of in-school free reading programs, is beneficial to children's reading comprehension, writing style, vocabulary, spelling, and grammatical development....This book will be useful for teachers and librarians (media specialists) who need solid data and numbers to take to their library directors or principals.'"
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Review: The Power of Reading: Insights from the ResearchUser Review - Annie Oosterwyk - Goodreads
This was a very affirming book for librarians. A review of the research that supports the power of libraries with trained staff in schools. Student choice of reading material, time to free read, and light reading are all strategies to engage readers and painlessly improve reading ability. Read full review
Review: The Power of Reading: Insights from the ResearchUser Review - Ilib4kids - Goodreads
028.9 KRA 2004 Research study FVR or more general term: recreational reading. FVR (Free voluntary reading): no book report, no questions at end of chapter, no look-up every vocabulary. Put down a book ... Read full review
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