Cover of: Developing engaged readers in school and home communities | Read Online

Developing engaged readers in school and home communities

  • 889 Want to read
  • ·
  • 60 Currently reading

Published by L. Erlbaum Associates in Mahwah, N.J .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Reading -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • Reading -- Parent participation -- United States,
  • Motivation in education -- United States,
  • Literacy -- Research -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Linda Baker, Peter Afflerbach, David Reinking.
ContributionsBaker, Linda., Afflerbach, Peter., Reinking, David., National Reading Research Center (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsLB1050.2 .D46 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 307 p. :
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1276209M
ISBN 100805815961, 0805819762
LC Control Number95007823

Download Developing engaged readers in school and home communities


  DOI link for Developing Engaged Readers in School and Home Communities Developing Engaged Readers in School and Home Communities book Edited By Linda Baker, Peter Afflerbach, David ReinkingCited by: Developing Engaged Readers in School and Home Communities by Linda Baker OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries This book comprises a synthesis of current directions in reading research, theory, and practice unified by what has been referred to as the engagement perspective of reading. The influence of family beliefs and practices on children's early reading development --Connecting school and home: constructing partnerships to foster reading development --Engaging minority students in reading: focus on the urban learner --Alternative perspectives for motivaiton --Children's motivations for literacy learning --Creating. Eds. () Developing Engaged Readers in School and Home Communities. A collection of writers attempting to focus first on the social/cultural factors (influence of family beliefs, connecting home and school) of engaged reading. In the second section, they concentrate on outlining the motivational aspects of engaged reading and literacy motivation.

Sharing the processes of reading with young readers is an innovative approach to developing new generations of readers. Examining the interplay between the ‘will and the skill’ to read, the book distinctively details a reading for pleasure pedagogy and demonstrates that reader engagement is strongly influenced by relationships between children, teachers, families and communities. socially engaged readers. The UKLA project Teachers as Readers: Building Communities of Readersindicates that teachers need considerable support to help them find the time and space to widen their reading repertoires, create a pedagogy which fosters reading for pleasure and develop as ‘Reading Teachers’. There is still much work to be done to. Creating a reading culture takes time, staff commitment, and collaboration between the school, whānau, and local public library. Here are some ideas for ensuring students have the network of support and encouragement they need to become engaged readers. to fully support the library and its resources, services and programmes. Get this from a library! Developing engaged readers in school and home communities. [Linda Baker; Peter Afflerbach; David Reinking; National Reading Research Center (U.S.);].

Engaged Reading: Turning Reading into An Active Experience / By Cathy Puett Miller Engaging all students in active, thinking, reading is vital. Dr. John Guthrie describes engaged reading as "a merger of motivation and thoughtfulness," and that is a perfect place to begin. Centering reading around student interests, motivation, and self-concept. Books shelved as community-engagement: Changeology: How to Enable Groups, Communities and Societies to Do Things They've Never Done Before by Les Robinso. The year-long Phase II project, Teachers as Readers: Building Communities of Readers, which was undertaken in five Local Authorities (LAs) in England, also sought to . School librarians play a key role in creating readers alongside parents, teachers, and public librarians. Discover ways to work with your community to help students develop as readers. Find ideas to support students with different interests and abilities.