New resources for Supporting Reading at Home ❯

You can find out more about this research by reading the executive summaries:

Teachers as Readers: Phase 1 Research Report

Teachers as Readers: Building Communities of Readers

Cremin, T. (2019) Reading communities: what, how and why Primary Matters, National Association of Teachers of English.

Short summaries of each of the research findings are available. As you explore each of the findings you will be able to access ‘more research details’ on that topic.

A wider list of key publications from the Reading for Pleasure team is available to download below. This includes project books, journal articles, and professional articles. The list also includes other relevant research studies on reading for pleasure, predominantly post 2000, which address core issues in volitional reading.

Reading for pleasure research publications

You can find out more about follow on research to explore the role of the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Shadowing Scheme in enhancing reading for pleasure via the executive summary below.

Enriching reading for pleasure: extra-curricular reading groups

Recommended reading

Reading Communities and ‘books in common’

In this recent blog for the National Association of Advisers in English Teresa Cremin reflects on research which shows when the adults opened up as readers and shared their personal affective responses, this helped them develop more authentic reader to reader relationships with younger readers.
researchrichpedagogies.org

School libraries should not be taken for granted

In her blog Margaret Merga of Edith Cowan University, Western Australia, reflects on the many ways in which school librarians support reading for pleasure in school.
researchrichpedagogies.org

Understanding reading experiences to support motivation and engagement

In this blog Sarah McGeown reflects on her research and the Growing Up A Reader project which highlights why we read often influences what we read.
researchrichpedagogies.org


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