Engaging Children to be Readers — Focus and Stamina— Part 7a

“Focus on progress not perfection” — Bill Phillips

I have spent the majority of my career learning and thinking about literacy, specifically as it relates to struggling readers. Why do some readers struggle? Why does it come so easily for others? I am not a researcher, I am a practitioner. Practitioner is defined as a person actively engaged in an art, discipline, or profession. Throughout this series on Engaging Children to be Readers, I have been focused on how to build a solid foundation as a reader. What are the necessary…