Independent reading can be a dynamic and powerful experience that will help your students become more proficient readers! In this class you will learn about engaging readers, building motivation, creating a reading community, encouraging accountability and developing critical readers all through independent reading. You will explore and design an effective and supportive independent reading structure for your classroom. Get ready to be inspired and encouraged by the readings and the learning opportunities for you and your students! This is an online, standards-based course that meets CCSS and NCTE standards.