When: Thursday, Feb 02 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: ICTC Kingsway

Days: Thursday. Event Types: Session. Sectors: School Libraries. Subjects: Engagement, Literacy, and Students.


When it comes to engaging students in reading, many teachers complain that they are competing with phones, movies, video games and computers. Jim and Maria will show you what students are watching and the games they are playing, and contrast it to what books are being used in the classroom. There is no need to compete with technology if you are using real books that are relevant to today’s students. How do we work with both?

-New books for grades 4-10.
-Ideas for independent reading and lit circles/novel study.
-How to engage students in reading.