Understanding Poverty to Motivate Students

Last week AR Kids Read hosted a tutor workshop on relevant topics influencing education in Central Arkansas and America as a whole: Poverty and Motivation. We received great feedback on the content and discussion. Hopefully this short article will be ample starting ground for thoughts and action on these topics. To watch the workshop CLICK
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Open eBooks-AR Kids Read Recommendations

Reading the same book over and over again builds a young reader’s confidence.  As the mother of two year old twins, I am already witnessing how quickly children become attached to a particular story or character.  At our house, we regularly read A Fish Out of Water, Green Eggs and Ham, and Little Gorilla.  In
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How to Pick the Right Book

Pick the right book using the “Goldilocks method”: # words student                   book does not know                     rating   5+                                            too hard 1-5                                           just right 0                                              too easy