Getting Teens & Tweens to Read

presented by Anita Beaman

Wed, Sept 14, 7pm - 8pm
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Program Description: Do you have older students who have begun to lose their interest in recreational reading? School librarians have unique opportunities to influence young people to keep reading throughout their tween and teen years. Attend this webinar to learn tips and tricks you can use to effectively motivate your older students to become life-long readers.

CPDU Request: CPDUs can be requested by all persons who attend the live session. Log into the session using your full real name, so a record of your attendance is made. Click on the CPDU link at this wiki to access the form and more information.

About Anita: Anita Beaman is the Director of the post-baccalaureate certificate program for librarians at Illinois State University. She recently presented as a panelist at the ISTE SIGMS Forum program in Philadelphia on the topic of "The E-volution of Books". Prior to her current position, she was a high school librarian for ten years, including a stint as the librarian at the University High School, Illinois State University. She also taught in the University of Illinois' LEEP program for three summers.

Anita's Reading 2.0 Wiki
Anita's Reading 2.0 Blog
Twitter: @anitabeaman

Other links from Anita:

Google Reader Instructions:
School Library Journal Online Reviews:
VOYA Online Reviews of the Week:
YA Book Blog Directory:
Books To Movies Blog:
Reading 2.0 Wiki:

Recommended books from Anita:

Atwell, Nancie. The Reading Zone: How to Help Kids Become Skilled, Passionate, Habitual, Critical Readers
Gallager, Kelly. Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It
Layne, Steven L. Igniting a Passion for Reading: Successful Strategies for Building Lifetime Readers
The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child by Donalyn Miller