We often tell students, “Readers are leaders,” but does this really get students to read on their own?
Many students read to escape, to take a mental respite from the stress of everyday life, or simply because they enjoy diving into a good book. But some students just do not find reading enjoyable.
On top of this, social media is not helping with the average American high school student’s attention span. Educators are losing the war of words.
What can we do? Well, no matter how much they may not want to hear it, one of the best pieces of advice we can give students is to READ!
Here are five facts about reading that might finally convince your students to read: