The clock is ticking. And you've got seconds to figure out if this person is worth a second date. So, what do you ask? That's how speed dating can feel for some people: like the pressure is on.
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As more and more teachers are building choice reading time into their daily classroom schedules, making a variety of books available to a diverse group of students can be challenging. After making the jump, I quickly realized that I needed a way to keep a variety of books for selection in front of my students. The goal is to get the right book in the hands of students while protecting reading time as much as possible. Here are a few suggestions for introducing students to books and creating a literacy-rich environment.
Has anyone ever participated in speed dating? I, sadly, have not. It came about after I had met Adam, but I had many colleagues who went to speed dating sessions throughout the city. Speed dating, for those of you not in the know, is an organized event with pre-registration. Therefore, the premise of this activity is to have students have many different small conversations about a common text to facilitate comprehension and to practice the larger concept that we.
Many of us would love to be able to read faster, yet still take everything in. There are methods dating back decades that people have tried in the hope of being able to digest a lengthy book in well under an hour. The most obvious method, which we all do from time to time, is to skim read, glancing through the text and flicking through the pages to try to find the key points.