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How teachers can encourage reading for pleasure in the classroom
When reading is fun it encourages real engagement, but the sad fact is not all children find it easy. For some children, reading is a challenge – which is why it is important for schools and families to support them to read for pleasure.
Building on her recent blog on 'What superpowers can reading for pleasure give me?', The Reading Agency’s Creative Director, Debbie Hicks, shares some practical tips to encourage reading for pleasure in your school.
With the start of a new school year, this English teacher is feeling refreshed and ready to go after a summer break spent teaching on the NTP.Read more
Reading for pleasure has lifelong benefits for all ages – children especially. As such, it sits at the heart of The Reading Agency’s mission and vision. Here Creative Director, Debbie Hicks, looks at the statistics behind those benefits, and discusses why reading for pleasure is so important.Read more
After more than a year of tough educational challenges, what’s the impact on how teachers and pupils feel about school? To find out, we’re reflecting on our recent research and asking for your thoughts.Read more
If somebody told you that a child’s love of comics, or fascination with fairy-stories, had the power to change society for the better, would you think they were telling tall tales? In fact, the life-changing potential of reading for pleasure is no fiction.Read more