Improve reading skills by helping students learn how to set their own goals. Dr. Linda Mason helps us understand how to help students become better readers with goal setting, self-regulating, and self-assessment strategies.
Linda shares lots of practical research-based advice on helping struggling readers. I find her revelation about students with ED and the impact these strategies have on their reading and writing very exciting. We cover a lot of ground in today's episode.
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You'll also be able to listen to a bonus episode I recorded with Dr. Mason “Avoiding the Biggest Mistake with Struggling Readers and Writers“
- How do we start when we need to help students become better readers?
- How do we help students learn to set their own reading and writing goals?
- What are examples of effective and ineffective reading and writing goals?
- How can we help students become more self-regulating and self-assess their own work?
- What does the research say about this method of helping students become better readers?
- The astounding impact of these methods on students with emotional struggles versus average readers?
- What are some strategies for helping students become more metacognitive about reading?
- What is a practical way to help students understand their reading speed and improve reading?
Dr. Linda H. Mason is a Professor of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She conducts research on Self-Regulated Strategy Development for reading comprehension and writing.