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Professional Development Presentation

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Older students, as well as struggling readers, frequently lose motivation to read as texts become more complex and demanding. By gaining information on students’ feelings and reading practices, teachers can begin to develop a plan for increasing student motivation. This presentation proposes that through incorporating collaborative instructional practices, allowing some choice of reading materials and activities, and including the use of technology will increase student motivation, foster engagement with the text and lead to improved comprehension.

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