Demand grows among Calif. students for book clubs

03/22/2013 | San Francisco Chronicle (free content)

A growing number of students are participating in adult-style book clubs aimed at building enthusiasm for reading. The clubs are moderated by adults, who select the books and help students hone in on new words and their meanings and encourage a love of reading among students. "I look for books with a challenging vocabulary. I love getting into the etymology of the words. But it's really all about making them love books," said Nicholas Baker, who runs four book clubs for children in the San Francisco area and has waiting lists for more clubs.

View Full Article in:

San Francisco Chronicle (free content)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
School District of Philadelphia - Director, Observation and Feedback Coaches Program
School District of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Research Scientist
NWEA
Portland, OR
Opportunities for Former Teachers and Administrators with PLC Experience
Learning Sciences International
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Instructional Designer, ESL
Imagine Learning, Inc.
Provo, UT
Account Executive, National Accounts
NWEA
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide