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Why Audio Books in the Classroom?

Several students this year are having incredible reading experiences, kids who have never liked reading, are begging for the next book, begging for time to listen.
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“What should I read next?” he says, eagerly awaiting my answer.

His question takes me by surprise, after all, there is no possible way he has finished the book I downloaded for him two days ago. He has mastered the art of fake reading a few months ago.

“You’re done already? What did you think?” I ask, trying to feel out if he actually read it.

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cross-posted at pernillesripp.com.

Pernille Ripp is the creator of Global Read Aloud Project, co-founder of EdCamp MadWI and the author of Empowered Schools, Empowered Students – Creating Connected and Invested Learners and Passionate Learners – Giving Our Classrooms Back to OurStudents, She teaches seventh grade in Verona, Wisconsin, and blogs at http://pernillesripp.com. Follow her on Twitter @PernilleRipp.



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