Recent educational reports, conferences, and articles have urged schools to allow students to read more than the seven to eight minutes per day currently allocated in many schools. Unfortunately, the basic skills emphasis of the last several years has drawn our attention away from emphasizing wide reading in school and allowing school time for students to read. This article contains several ideas for staff developers to use in helping schools plan how to encourage wide readings.
Clary, L. M. (1992). School-Based Staff Development to Encourage Reading in Elementary and Middle Schools. Reading Horizons, 32 (3). Retrieved from http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/reading_horizons/vol32/iss3/4