Friday, June 3, 2016

Reading logs research

The amount of recreational reading done by children has decreased in the last several years.  Reading logs may dis-engage children from recreational-time reading. The external incentives can "turn off" children who are already regular readers.

Reischer, E. (2016). Can reading logs ruin reading for kids? Atlantic (June).
Pak, S. (2012).  The effect of mandatory reading logs on children's motivation to read.   Journal of Research in Education (Spring).

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