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And ALL of the students have spent some time with a book from a genre that’s outside of their typical reading comfort zone.
I did this several weeks ago with my 8th graders, and this week the 6th graders are having their turn.
Some speed dates, though, have led to fairy-tale endings.
Getzschman said she knew of three couples who met at past events and are now married. Speed dating match Kenny Champoux, 45, and Trisha Champoux, 42, are expecting a baby girl in April.
John Adrian is no stranger to speed dating at the W. Last year some librarians persuaded him to attend the free, Valentine’s Day-inspired event.
Rob Wilson, 60, was coaxed by his daughter to attend Sunday’s event.When Trisha entered the speed dating event in February 2015 she had no expectations of meeting her future husband.She’d been back home in Omaha for less than a year following more than a decade teaching first- and second-graders in India and Oman.“I was having tons of adventures, but I realized there was something missing,” she said.One of the most powerful things I can do for my students is work to promote reading for fun and helping students find books that they will enjoy.I feel like middle school is one of those key times in life where many students either take the path to become a life-long reader…or not.