SLJ Webinar: Using Collaborative Competition to Boost Reading Culture

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Fostering a love for reading amongst students in today's media-driven world can seem like an impossible task. However, by incorporating gamification research and drawing insights from reading pioneers, educators can transform independent reading into an engaging and enjoyable activity, ultimately cultivating a thriving reading culture. Explore the innovative approach implemented by Charleston County School District (CCSD) to motivate students through healthy competition between schools and public recognition of student achievements.


On December 5, 2023 at 2 PM ET, join School Library Journal and Christy James, MLIS, district library and media services coordinator and teacher librarian at CCSD, along with Rosie Herold, as they share their proven strategies that led to a significant increase in reading engagement within their district. They will provide an in-depth analysis of CCSD's 20 Million Minute Challenge, offering practical and effective techniques that can be implemented in your own district, school, or classroom. Don't miss out on this opportunity to gain valuable insights and lightweight best practices to foster a culture of reading.


Register today and gain invaluable insights and recommendations that can be applied to any school seeking to cultivate a culture of reading.


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