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Tips to avoid summer learning loss

The dog days of summer are finally here! It is even starting to feel a lot like summer outside. I just recently washed and put the winter jackets away. It won’t get below 50 during the… (continue reading)

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Early reading leads to increased high school graduation

The AERA conference was held this week in New Orleans. One hot study discussed in Education Week today shared statistially significant findings available later this week here, that strong reading skills by third

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The power of stories

How do stories teach anything and everything?

Difficult concepts are often taught using story books because they resonate with our emotions and imaginations.

  • Books tie us together with those we

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Providing phonics support to your child

Do I have to teach phonics? In order for a child to read they must acquire a combination of skills.

  • Reading comprehension- The most important and first reading lesson

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How do you help increase your child’s vocabulary?

While reading: Research indicates that children with well developed vocabulary skills learn more words indirectly from reading and discussing than through direct teacher instruction.

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Beginning reading books

What are beginning reading books?

Does your child know his/her alphabet out of order and the sounds each letter makes? Children are ready to read at different ages. Some are ready at 3 (but not most)… (continue reading)

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What to do to promote literacy with toddlers

Is reading a story at bedtime enough? Reading to your child anytime will make a difference in their literacy development. Studies have confirmed that having books in… (continue reading)

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Your child’s reading habits begin with you

What does this mean? Children thrive off of consistent daily reading practice. They need guidance to ignite that beginning reading passion which will dissipate without nurturing.

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Read, read, read all about it!

We hear this mantra and think immediately of the local paper boy or a daily newspaper.

What excites us about headlines and the details of non-fiction stories?

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Book clubs! Book clubs! Read all about them!

How will a book club motivate my child to read? Friends and family will motivate your child to complete reading goals.

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