As parents and educators, we’re always looking for ways to get our children even more excited about reading. This is especially true if that child is at-risk, has special needs, or is an English language learner.
For homework every evening, my seven-year-old reads out loud for thirty minutes. Thankfully, she enjoys reading for reading’s sake. But there are times when she needs an extra dose of motivation to get through that thirty minutes.
Recently, I've found just the thing to get her motivated to keep reading. And I discovered it in the most unlikely of places. What is it?