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Readicide has ratings and reviews. Riku said: The subtitle pretty much sums the book up. Some interesting remedies are suggested but nothing ra. In Readicide, Kelly argues that American schools are actively (though Readicide provides teachers, literacy coaches, and administrators with specific steps to. Kelly Gallagher () defines readicide as ” the systematic killing of the love of reading, often exacerbated by the inane, mind-numbing practices found in.

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Evidence of readicide, says Gallagher, is not hard to spot. I knew I would like it when I read the dedication, “For those educators who resist the political in favor of the authentic. Nov 09, Christy rated it really liked reaxicide Shelves: An aide told me once that if she had to write in a journal every time she read a book she’d throw the book I liked this book and agree with the points the author makes.

Sep 13, Amy rated it really liked it Shelves: Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

At one point, he uses a swimming metaphor to discuss access to books – we would never expect kids to learn rradicide swim without giving them access to a pool, so how can we expect kids to learn to read without giving them access to books and time to read? There is value in being aware of a canon, as hard as it might be for stakeholders to agree on what should be in it. Maybe he should pay closer attention to his students.

Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It

But while Gallagher is fighting the good fight to encourage more authentic and thoughtful reading, he is also nervous about another contributor to readicide: Let’s look at how each of these practices leads to readicide, and examine steps teachers can take to counteract them.

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Animal Tricksters Candy Gourlay. Douse with sticky notes. This kind of framing, however, is not in itself enough to generate the level of motivation required for my students readicidr tackle a classic. He talks about chopping them apart so much that the students aren’t even actually reading books any more at all. However, what Gallagher recommends is very useful for any teacher looking to nurture lifelong readers.

Passionate Readers Pernille Ripp. This book is very inspirational and well written, albeit a little hard to carry out in our state’s current system but that should NEVER stop you, so I implore you to take on the rewarding challenge of implementing Kelly Gallagher’s ideas.

Another way that Gallagher has taken on the knowledge gap is with an “article of the week.

Readicide : How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It

Without some context, or prior knowledge, the text will make little sense. I plan on using this book as evidence when I am questioned about my unique take on SAT. Copy code to clipboard. Explore the Home Gift Guide. I’m sure his accountability measure a “one-pager” with an “academic honesty” – seriously, I don’t know if anyone has told him that sometimes junior readlcide and high schoolers aren’t academically honest Teachers must teach them.

How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It as the “systematic killing of the love of reading, often exacerbated by the inane, mind-numbing practices found readivide our schools. Jul 09, Laura Leaney rated it liked it Recommends it for: Whether or not we choose to fight that battle, however, we can be fostering the love of reading in the meantime by using some of the tips in this book.

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He concludes his argument with concrete examples of ways to teach literature while keeping students engaged. Send the link below via email or IM Copy.

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A question of national consequence Research Division Report No one came close to dialing 8. I loved this book and I strongly believe that every teacher, parent, administrator, and politician should read it.

Mazes Grd 1 Teacher Created Resources. In this book he outlines how we kill the love of reading in our classrooms. As a result, teachers are driven into a “teach all things in all books” approach.

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It allows students to expand their prior knowledge and background. To translate this article, contact permissions ascd. Kelly Gallagher on Readicide Listen to a special podcast: The signs are not encouraging. Almost their entire school experience has been shaped by test preparation. For a much more balanced approach to these issues, read Reading Matters by Catherine Sheldrick. Basically, students are required to read “classics” as well as “high-interest” novels, putting him at odds with Harold Bloom and the “rigor” group, as well as Nancy Atwell and her followers.

Readicide provides teachers, literacy coaches, and administrators with specific steps to reverse the downward spiral in reading—steps that will help prevent the loss of another generation of readers.