#CCIRA18: What do students read?

This picture of a slide from Peter Johnston’s keynote on Saturday at #CCIRA18 has had

63 retweets,

118 likes, and

some pushback . . .

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John Guthrie’s research here

Pernille Ripp also spoke to this issue at #CCIRA18

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Kate Roberts book will be out this month.

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Kelly Gallagher and Penny Kittle’s book will be out in April.  I’m not finding the preview of the cover now, but it has “180 Days” in the title and at #NCTE17, they shared their structure that includes one whole class book per semester.

What is a healthy reading diet?  How would one build a “Healthier Reading Diet”?

Check out Travis Crowder’s work with Donalyn Miller’s resources here.

What is the end goal?

Students who can read?

Students who do read?

Students who have choice and voice in what they read?

Or students who pass a test and never pick up a book again?

What books should students read?

How many books should the whole class read together each year? 

Who decides?

Does this speak to student engagement?

Does this speak to excellence in literacy?

Does this speak to equity? 

What is your interpretation? 

What are your expectations?

 

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