Read, Lead, Succeed.
Best Practices of Reading & Business
Qualities of Best Practices for Reading
- Focus on meaning.
- Read aloud.
- Surround readers with opportunities for success.
- Provide access to a wide and rich array of print.
- Give kids choices.
- Balance challenging texts with easy ones.
- Teach reading as thinking.
- Model reading.
- Name and teach reading strategies directly.
- Give kids daily opportunities to talk about their reading.
- Replace workbooks and skills sheets with authentic activities.
- Match reading assessments to classroom practices.
- Support readers before, during, and after reading.
Qualities of Best Practices for Business
- Integrate a Cesim simulation into the course.
- Cross link courses (Marketing & Accounting).
- Use a computer room to explain and practice.
- Run practice rounds.
- Use the simulation to bring theory to life.
- Divide larger classes into group meetings.
- Encourage students to take roles within their company teams.
- Let students propose ideas and help them learn from mistakes.
- Keep students motivated and focused.
- Have students develop reports.
- Use peer review reports.
- Have team meetings at the end of a course for a feedback session.
- Assess with performance, learning process, and peer review.
How to make reading and business fun!
- The reader has chosen the text, versus it being assigned.
- The topic has personal interest or importance.
- The text evokes curiosity, surprise, or puzzlement.
- The text has high coherence.
- The text has ample use of pictures, charts and other visuals.
- Readers can mark, write, or draw on text as they read.
- Readers can talk about the text during and after reading.
- Readers can hear the text read aloud by the teacher, classmate, or in a small group.
Taking Care of Business Lyrics on Screen