“Like, READ” (with that emphasis) is what I used to say to my students when I was exasperated with them. After a while, it became our slogan. It’s all about having no shame about reading what you like, and making selections so you love what you read.
Those of you who have known me for a while know this, but I’ve had a bunch of new followers this year so it’s worth saying again. In addition to being a middle school reading teacher, I’m also a doctoral candidate. That means I’ve past my comprehensive exam and just need to write my dissertation … More I’m Actually Going to Get This Done!