Friday, September 2nd will be a Drop Everything And Read day. Students need to bring a book to read for pleasure for the whole hour. Magazines are not acceptable.
Reading silently activates the frontal part of the brain responsible for deep & complicated thinking. I would like to cultivate growth in that area and reading something you actually enjoy will do that.
Image Source: Dearborn, Grace. “Rebels with Applause: Brain-Compatible Approaches for Motivating Reluctant Learners.” Conscious Teaching. 2013. Web. 2 Jan. 2014.