Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Mini Inquiry Research Project
Mini Inquiry Research Project
Mini Inquiry Research Project
Mini Inquiry Research Project
Mini Inquiry Research Project
Mini Inquiry Research Project
Mini Inquiry Research Project
Mini Inquiry Research Project
Mini Inquiry Research Project
Mini Inquiry Research Project
Mini Inquiry Research Project
Mini Inquiry Research Project
Mini Inquiry Research Project
Mini Inquiry Research Project
Mini Inquiry Research Project
Mini Inquiry Research Project
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Mini Inquiry Research Project

523

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
523
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
5
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Mini Inquiry Research Project:Motivating Students to Read By Lynn Stephenson
  • 2. School Reading HomeworkRead for 30 minutes each night.Earn a certain number of Accelerated Readerpoints.Read 25 books during the school year, but youhave to read a few books from each genre.
  • 3. “A student will not master a skillwithout a significant amount ofpractice” (Hill and Flynn, 2006).
  • 4. Problem: Children willnot do their independentreading assignments.
  • 5. Frustrated parents andchildren.
  • 6. Question: What motivatespeople to read, and whatcan I do to help motivatethese children to read forschool without parentpressure?
  • 7. SurveyHow many books have you read this past year?Why do you read?What kinds of books do you like to read?What do you read other than books?What motivates you to want to read?What motivates you to not want to read?How do you/did you feel when a teacher or other person tellsyou that you have to read?Tell me about a person who inspired you to read. What did theydo?What advise would you give a teacher who is trying to motivateher students to read?
  • 8. Results66% read 15 or more books this past year.25% read for school assignments and 58% read forpleasure.66% read magazines and newspapers.The love of reading and entertainment were the mostcommon reasons for a person to read.Being busy was the most common reason for a personnot to read.
  • 9. Do people like to berequired to read byteachers? 83% said that being required to read makes them to not want to read.
  • 10. Who inspired you to read? Teachers Mothers
  • 11. What am I going todo to helpmotivate my sonmy and students toread?
  • 12. Student Choice
  • 13. Read
  • 14. What Other TeachersShould Consider: Provide students with independent reading time. Help students develop intrinsic motivation. Match students with appropriate reading material. Provide students with real-world experiences and personal connections. Encourage collaboration and discussion among students. Reed (2000)
  • 15. Works CitedHill, Jane and Kathleen Flynn. (2006). Classroom Instruction thatWorks with English language Learners. Alexandria, VA: Associationfor Supervision & Curriculum Development.Reed, Deborah. Motivating Students to Read Issues and Practices.SEDL Letter Volume XVll, Number 1, June 2005, Reaching OurReading Goals.

×