Mike McQueen

UPDATE #29 – GETTING BOYS TO READ: Here is a printout of the 547 edits I made over the past 2 months. Thanks to help from Stephanie Meunier Pellegrino and Kimberly Willahan, I feel my book has doubled in quality. It should arrive from the printer any day now! My big plea….Can I count on...

Focus of Interview: About Dr. Selznick, the Book “The Shut-Down Learner”, learning difficulties in children, problems in reading, and how to improve reading skills. Transcript of the Interview   Mike McQueen: Welcome Everyone! My name is Mike McQueen, your friendly teacher-librarian. I’m here interviewing Dr Richard Selznick, author of The Shut-Down Learner. Dr Selznick, are...

Interview Highlights: Overview of Jane’s books Natural Readers Helping struggling readers find right materials Importance of nonfiction Setting up a book swap Meeting kids’ needs

Focus of Interview: What is a Fake Reader? Instill Joy in Reading, Models of Reading, Reading Comprehension for Kids, Interactive Games for Kids, How to Improve Reading Skills Transcript of the Interview Mike McQueen: I’m here today with author Cris Tovani. Cris, are you there? Cris Tovani: I am. Mike McQueen: Cris, thank you so...

Focus of Interview: The Book Whisperer Struggling Readers Confidence Peer Influence Graphic Novels The importance of choice Transcript of the Interview Donalyn Miller Interview Mike McQueen: Greetings everyone my name is Mike McQueen: your friendly teacher librarian, I am here with Donalyn Miller author of The Book Whisperer welcome Donalyn.   Donlayn Miller: Hi thanks...

Focus of Interview: Introducing Kelly Gallagher – The Importance of High Interest Materials – Having a Mixture of Reading Materials – Independent Reading Time – The Study, “To Read or Not to Read” – What is Going on in Finland with Reading? Transcript of the Interview Mike McQueen: I’m here with Kelly Gallagher, author and...