Readers' theaters develop literacy skills, positive school culture

01/28/2013 | Education Week

Having students, and even teachers and principals, perform in "readers' theaters" improves students' reading and fosters a positive school climate, elementary-school principal Peter DeWitt writes in this blog post. In the classroom, students read directly from scripts to improve fluency, inflection and intonation. Schoolwide, faculty and staff performances serve to model a love of reading. "Students who see their teachers and principal take risks up on the stage feel more comfortable taking risks in the classrooms," DeWitt writes.

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