For Teachers (and concerned parents)
Join the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development, for “Reaching Reluctant Readers
Explore the social, psychological, and developmental reasons why boys lag behind girls. Identify reading materials you can use in your classroom to capture and keep the attention of your struggling readers. Experience a variety of instructional methods such as text selection designed for boys, contests and competitions, focus reading groups, and the latest websites and blogs to boost literacy achievement. Discover solutions to capture the attention of reluctant male readers and examine strategies that motivate boys to sustain reading in the classroom and at home.
Designed for teachers in grades 4 to 12.