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The Joy of Reading

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Summary

Jon Scieszka, the best selling American children's writer and US ambassador for children's literature gives his top tips for teaching primary English.

Jon talks about his love of stories and his experiences growing up. He also explains that teaching made him want to write stories for children and make reading enjoyable.

Jon, who taught for 10 years before turning to writing, says "Just remember it's all about fun - if kids enjoy turning the page to find out what happens next, they'll come back for more."

Published : Feb 2011

05 mins

Series

Reading Aloud New York Treats

Roles

Primary Teacher

Subjects

Primary English

Writing

Reading

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