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Motivation Matters: 10 Research-Based Strategies to Motivate Struggling Readers

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

10 Motivation Strategies for Struggling Readers

Presented by Terrie Noland, Vice President, Educator Initiatives, Learning Ally
Sponsored by Learning Ally

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Research shows that an alarming number of students report they are learning to hate reading. This can be a painful realization and the reason why so many educators understand the importance and value of being motivated to read. As educators, we want to flip that paradigm and create motivated and engaged readers. What does that mean exactly? It means reading with increased stamina, understanding the value associated with reading and engaging in the classroom culture and discourse.

Through an extensive review of current literature and research, this edWebinar reveals what educators can do to counteract this decline in motivation through strategies that will not only boost motivation but will have a positive, powerful impact on reading achievement.

Whether you are an administrator, specialist, or classroom teacher you will walk away motivated to integrate a number of the ten different strategies that are discussed in this recorded session.

Terrie NolandAbout the Presenter

Terrie Noland serves as the vice president of educator initiatives for Learning Ally where she works to develop engagement programs, professional learning services and communities for educators. Terrie has more than 25 years of experience as both a motivational leader and developer of content for educators and administrators. Terrie’s focus for the past six years has been on the pedagogical practices needed to create effective environments for struggling readers and students with dyslexia. Terrie has the opportunity to lead and facilitate groups numbering in the thousands helping to build better understanding of working with struggling readers and students with dyslexia. Her greatest strengths lie in the ability to inform and inspire others to be passionate educators that support the diverse needs of students. Terrie is currently working towards a Ph.D. in literacy, with an emphasis in educational leadership from St. John’s University.

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learning ally Learning Ally is a leading ed-tech, nonprofit proven to transform the lives of struggling readers. We provide access to grade-level content to bridge the gap for students with learning differences who can cognitively comprehend the information but read below grade level. Our high-quality, human-read audiobooks coupled with a suite of teacher resources is a cost effective solution for your school.


Wednesday, August 29, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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