Next February, this blog will be celebrating its ten-year anniversary! Leading up to it, I’m re-starting a series I tried to do in the past called “A Look Back.” Each week, I’ll be re-posting a few of my favorite posts from the past ten years.

You might also be interested in:

 A Look Back: Best Posts From 2007 To 2009 

 A Look Back: 2010’s Best Posts From This Blog

A Look Back: 2011’s Best Posts From This Blog

A Look Back: 2012’s Best Posts From This Blog

In 2013, I published the second book in my student motivation “trilogy,” Self-Driven Learning (you can access tons of free resources from the book at that link).

The Washington Post published an excerpt, which they titled Five ways to get kids to want to read and write.

I think it’s pretty useful though, of course, I’m biased 🙂

Here’s how it ends: