Reading for Pleasure

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Season 1 Episode 2

In this episode, hosts Aidan Stallwood and Christopher Youles focus on reading for pleasure. They discuss the importance of fostering a love of reading among students by creating a positive reading culture. This involves providing access to a variety of texts, scheduling ample reading time, and encouraging students to share their reading experiences. The conversation highlights practical strategies for teachers, including the integration of systematic phonics, the importance of diverse and inclusive reading materials, and the role of both schools and families in supporting students’ reading journeys. Tune in to explore how to inspire students to read for pleasure and develop lifelong literacy skills.

What you will learn:
  • The importance of reading for pleasure
  • What do we need in place to help cultivate a love of reading?