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Multimedia Reflective Essay #2

I grew up listening to boy bands like the Backstreet Boys and N*SYNC and arguing with other little girls over which band was better, defending Nick Carter and JT from the little boys who made fun of my heartthrobs. 1,403 more words

All Teachers Need to Read This Book: Book Love by Penny Kittle

So, while Penny Kittle is not presenting an original idea and admits that throughout her book with research from other professionals, she is putting forth an edict which all teachers and schools need to abide by. 238 more words

How Do We Help Our Students Choose Books?

Over the past two years that we’ve utilized the literacy workshop model for reading and writing instruction, we’ve attempted to build our class library and become familiar with the books our students will be reading. 473 more words

My Top 10 Favorite Insights from 'Book Love'

Reading Penny Kittle’s Book Love: Developing Depth, Stamina, and Passion in Adolescent Readers made me feel nostalgic about a high school classroom I was never in. 2,368 more words

Top 10 List of BOOK LOVE Insights

When I found myself holding all of Penny Kittle’s Book Love: Developing Depth, Stamina, and Passion in Adolescent Readers in my left hand with the single exception of the back cover, the task of putting together my Top 10 did not seem impossible. 1,858 more words

Learning to Love Books

For class this week, we’ve been assigned Book Love by Penny Kittle. Appropriate? Yes. I’m a lover of books, a bibliophile, a bookworm, an insatiable book devouring monster. 845 more words

Day #73 Independent Reading a là Penny Kittle

Penny Kittle’s (Book Love) video on students talking about reading was painful to watch the first time. I still cringe at the parts in the video where the students explain how they can skate by without reading a text during class discussions. 99 more words