Engaging Children to be Readers — The Importance of Independent Reading— Part 8

“Practice makes permanent” — Bobby Robson

Yesterday I discussed how important focus and stamina are and how that equates to practice. If you want to improve at anything you have to practice! There is a saying, practice makes perfect. I like this adaptation much better, practice makes permanence. Trying to achieve perfection is an unattainable goal and we should not be sending that message to students. However, practicing to make something permanent is definitely achievable. It equates to muscle…