Unformatted text preview: characteristics are interrelated in that if students feel that they are knowledgeable and skilled they may find the greater entertainment in reading as opposed to those who struggle and fear reading. In my own educational experience, I never truly found a love for reading. I don’t think I ever found myself truly motivated by reading, and for that reason never put in as much effort. I still read occasionally for entertainment but I am not as enthused by it as I wish I were. I thought the Running Start program seemed like a great idea for motivating students and providing them with the opportunity to gain more skill in reading. If students are given a lot of support and encouragement from the beginning we can improve their skills and strengthen their love for reading....
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- Spring '08
- Skill, Elementary School Students, Running Start program, Hailey Simon EDCI461