How to Inspire Every Child to be a Lifelong Reader

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“More than 85 percent of black fourth-grade boys aren't proficient in reading.” The US Department of Education What kind of reading experiences should we be creating to ensure that all children read well? You will start rethinking how we teach, educator and author Alvin Irby who explains the reading challenges that many black children face and tells us what culturally competent educators do to help all children identify as readers

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Read to them every day, without fail and not just at bedtime.

Daily 1x

Read news articles, recipes, cereal boxes.

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Read physical books or even e –readers in front of them.

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Have books available at all times.

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Keep books around the house, for instance: fiction, non-fiction, even graphic novels and comics.

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Go to the library on a regular basis.

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Participate in age – appropriate story time and activities.

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