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Wednesday, June 19 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Raising Kids Who Read

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Every teacher wants their students to be leisure readers, and in fact most parents want the same thing. Nevertheless, children’s attitudes toward reading peak in first grade and drops every year thereafter until high school. In this talk I'll describe psychological research into how people make choices that will offer suggestions for boosting the chances the kids will choose to read—suggestions that teachers can communicate to parents. I will also examine how those same principles might play out in the classroom.


Kiffany Pride

Arkansas Department of Education

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Daniel Willingham

Daniel Willingham earned his B.A. from Duke University in 1983 and his Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Harvard University in 1990. He is currently Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since 1992. Until about 2000, his research focused solely... Read More →

Wednesday June 19, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Horner Hall Hot Springs Convention Center

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