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Thursday, June 23 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
What Middle Schoolers Like to Read

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The session provides the audience with an in-depth look at the books most circulated in a district's middle school libraries, including the differences in book preferences found among schools with various levels of socio-economic status, percentage of minority students, and school size. Strategies for motivating middle-school and high-school students to read for pleasure are discussed.

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avatar for Kimberly McCuiston

Kimberly McCuiston

Assistant Professor of Education, Francis Marion University
I have 14 years of experience in middle school instruction, specifically in teaching reading and language arts. I hold a Ph.D. in Teacher Education, with a concentration in Literacy Studies. My research interests focus on motivating kids to read, engaging students in active learning, and providing authentic, purposeful professional development for teachers. Currently, I teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in instructional planning... Read More →


Thursday June 23, 2016 11:30am - 12:30pm
LNB 214

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