How to boost reading enjoyment and engagement

Eve Cairns Vollans, Mayflower Community Academy

Get your school community fired up about reading – from reluctant parents to hard-to-reach groups like Key Stage 2 boys. Eve Cairns Vollans, winner of the Egmont Reading for Pleasure Experienced Teacher Award, shares a number of creative approaches that sparked a reading frenzy at her school. Learn how to use social media to encourage reading at home, create a community bookshop to make reading more accessible, and swap outdated paper reading journals for video reading diaries – something that increased home reading in Eve’s school by 38%.