By Lori JamisonPosted
Summer Reading Loss
By the time students are in high school, there is up to a four-year achievement gap between the affluent and the poor. Practically the [...]
HIP novels appeal to teen and preteen readers at all levels, but they are particularly helpful as literacy support and reading intervention for struggling and reluctant readers in Grades 4-12. Whether your students have reading difficulty or not, HIP novels are an excellent addition to any school or classroom library.
During my visit to Bocage Secondary School, St Lucia (a rural school with a lot of struggling readers)….the Principal said that [a] teacher had started using the 8 copies of the [HIP] book they had available to do reading with her entire class...the students responded really well to the book and enjoyed it so much that word spread and the teachers ended up passing those books throughout the school, class by class. [They requested more HIP books!]Hands Across the Sea - “Dedicated to raising the literacy levels of Caribbean children”
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