A New Arrival for Dr. Seuss
One of the first books that I ever read was by Dr. Seuss. I have always enjoyed the whimsical world that he created; so much so I bet I have read each of his … Continue reading
What Does Kindle Unlimited Mean for the Classroom?
Jeff Bezos and Amazon have done it again. Friday, July 18th was the official launch of Bezos’ latest creation – Kindle Unlimited. The launch of Kindle Unlimited is the talk of the … Continue reading
Make Summer Reading Fun!
As the end of May draws near, I’d like to once again share some tips to help keep children interested in reading during the summer. Why is it so … Continue reading
Spotlight: Kadir Nelson
If you are not familiar with the work of Kadir Nelson, please keep reading. Known within elementary school circles, Kadir Nelson is an extremely talented artist and illustrator of children’s … Continue reading
Reading Challenge for Preschoolers
I discovered a news story today that I could not wait to share. The Louisville Free Public Library with support from the Louisville Library Foundation and the Community Foundation of Louisville … Continue reading
Model school trains teachers in ABCs of reading instruction
It has never been more important than now that early readers receive the best, most comprehensive reading instruction. In this video clip from PBS NewsHour, a school community in Hartford … 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
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It has been hailed as a turning point in the feminist debate. It has also been written off as an apology for Big…
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