Course Description for Motivating Reluctant Readers
Motivating Reluctant Readers
Description: This course focuses on understanding the importance of motivation when teaching reluctant readers and exploring motivation theories and constructs. Additionally, this course will address how teachers can implement practices that support motivation in elementary and secondary classrooms. Topics will include exploring definitions of “reluctant readers,” creating contexts for motivation, using rewards to motivate reluctant readers, and discovering books that can motivate reluctant readers to want to read.