Author suggests ways UK schools can encourage reading

In this blog, storyteller Ed Wicke recommends schools in the United Kingdom build excitement around visits from authors, and throughout the school year. He reports that at schools he has visited, students more likely are to be engaged in reading if teachers and other school staff are excited about books and if the school supports book ownership. Visits from authors, he writes, also are a good way to generate excitement about books and reading.

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