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Opportunity to Read

How Much? What Kinds of Texts? For What Reasons?

May 13, 2007 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Presentations from Institute 6 of the International Reading Association Annual Convention, May 13, 2007 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


How Much Are Students Reading in School? What Difference Does it Make?

Elfrieda H. Hiebert, University of California, Berkeley


Series Books as a Source of Increased Summer Reading

Anne McGill-Franzen & Stergios Botzakis, University of Tennessee


Increasing Students’ Reading and Reasons for Reading Science Text

Gina Cervetti, University of California, Berkeley


Eyes on the Page: A Large-Scale Intervention to Increase Time Spent Reading Accessible Texts

Devon Brenner, Renarta Tompkins, Monica Riley, Jeanne Holland & Robin Miles; Mississippi


Beyond Opportunity: Reasons for Reading

John Guthrie, University of Maryland


Recreational Reading Effects on Fluency

Michael Kamil, Stanford University


Time, Engagement, and Support: Lessons From a Five-Year Fluency Intervention

Melanie Kuhn, Rutgers University; Paula Schwanenflugel, University of Georgia, Atlanta


Reading Because They Want To, Not Because They Have To

Angela McRae, University of Maryland


The Contributions and Challenges of Technology

Marilyn Adams, Soliloquy Learning