Broadening Kids' Book Interests

Broadening Kids' Book Interests

Worlds Awaiting - Season 2, Episode 37 , Segment 2

Episode: Kids and Finance, Broadening Kids’ Book Interests

  • Oct 21, 2017 5:30 pm
  • 9:12 mins

Next, Rachel welcomes BYU Reading Pedagogy teacher, Dawan Coombs, who discusses how we can help young readers develop a broader interest in books. The first step – surprise of all surprises – is focusing on books with subjects they actually like. Coombs is an assistant professor who teaches in the BYU English Teaching Program. Her research examines the role of identity in the struggles of adolescent readers and seeks to identify best classroom practices in support of these students.

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