Classic Literature for Children
Starting with the Classics If you are searching for good literature for very young children then take a look at BabyLit and Cozy Classics. Early childhood educators have always loved and used … Continue reading
Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K
Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K Today, The Times published an article that once again highlights the literacy gap for the youngest and poorest in our country. It is … Continue reading
Inspiring Young Readers: It is not just a summer goal
As the school year gets underway, I have started to put away all of the wonderful stories that I read during the summer. Never one to wait until the summer … Continue reading
Stop the Free-Fall: Why is Literacy Education Important?
Why is literacy education so important to the future success of billions of young children? It is important because after 3rd grade, the likelihood that a student who is below … Continue reading
What’s in Your Toolkit?
Over the years, I’ve often been asked “what is in your toolkit?” My response has often been “it varies depending on the day.” The truth of the matter is that … Continue reading
Leaning into Technology
For years, educators have struggled to define successful technology integration. Like many of my colleagues I, too, have worked with teams of other school leaders and teachers to determine how … Continue reading
Reading: Method to Avoid Summer Brain Drain
For years, teachers have suggested lists of the best books for children based on their grade and reading level. However, parents should also make sure they have a variety of … Continue reading
Promoting Literacy Education: LitWorld
“Imagine a world where everyone can read” … is the slogan on the website of an organization called LitWorld whose main purpose is the fostering of literacy education through stories. … Continue reading