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How Can We Help Students Develop A Desire To Read At Home?

By Larry Ferlazzo — October 16, 2013 1 min read

Elizabeth W. Rivero asks:

If teachers assign reading as homework and the students are not completing the reading at home, what do you do to get them to do it, other than assign questions?


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