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Hacking Literacy

5 Ways to Turn Any Classroom Into a Culture of Readers (Hack Learning)

By Gerard Dawson

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Format: Paperback, 108 pages
Published In: United States, 01 July 2016
What if every single student loved to read?

Isn't it likely that curiosity, creativity, and achievement would skyrocket?

It's time to build a culture of readers at your school

In Hacking Literacy , classroom teacher, author, and reading consultant Gerard Dawson reveals 5 simple ways any educator or parent can turn even the most reluctant reader into a thriving, enthusiastic lover of books. Dawson cuts through outdated pedagogy and standardization, turning reading theory to practice, sharing powerful reading strategies, and providing what Hack Learning Series readers have come to expect--actionable, do-it-tomorrow strategies that can be built into long-term solutions.

Ignite lifelong readers today

The struggle to get students to read has ended. With a little commitment from teachers, parents, and school leaders, all of your students will read every single day! It all happens when you implement Gerard Dawson's powerful system, clearly outlined in this book:

  1. Focus on the Reader

  2. AdaptReading Culture to Fit Curriculum

  3. Develop a Classroom Library

  4. Implement Assessments that Build Community

  5. Spotlight Reading in Your School.

What separates Hacking Literacy from other reading instruction books?

Dawson provides step-by-step implementation strategies for putting books in kids' hands without breaking the bank and for sparking a genuine love of reading in even the most reluctant readers. This experienced, thoughtful, pragmatic classroom teacher shares amazing, real anecdotes that make you feel like you are a guest at a school filled with avid readers. Along the way, Dawson shares practical solutions that you and all stakeholders will love, using the revolutionary Hack Learning formula:

  • The Problem (a single leadership issue that needs a Hacker's mentality)
  • The Hack (a surprisingly easy solution that you've likely never considered)
  • What You Can Do Tomorrow (no waiting necessary; you can lead from the middle immediately)
  • Blueprint for Full Implementation (a step-by-step action plan for capacity building)
  • The Hack in Action (yes, people have actually done this)
Are you ready for your own culture of readers? Grab your copy of Hacking Literacy now.

EAN: 9780986104954
ISBN: 0986104957
Publisher: Times 10 Publications
Dimensions: 22.91 x 15.19 x 0.56 centimetres (0.15 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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