I just read this this fascinating article in Harper's about how people in Mali hid their ancient sacred texts as Islamic militants took over Timbuktu. Reading to others is a fascinating way to spread the bookworm craze. Get the best of Edutopia in your inbox each week.
Use interactive books Interactive books may have sound buttons and pull-out facts that will serve to bring stories to life. Getting Your Child Interested In Reading The key to encouraging reading habits in kids is reading with them at home from a young age.
If you are on Goodreads, or join, find me there! Encourage reading at home and everywhere in between. Her class are among the most prolific readers in the school. Setting up a reading tent or mini-library in your child's bedroom may also encourage them to read more frequently.
Books and reading have always been political think banned books, prohibitions on slaves becoming literate, etc. Teacher involvement "Showing students that teachers of all subjects read books, not just the English teachers, is really important," says Ludgate.
Reenact favorite books.
I'd love to hear about what you're reading.