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Summer Reads for Teacher Professional Development

What’s on your summer reading list? If you are like me, you are probably looking for books that will help replenish you professionally as well as personally. With just a … Continue reading

May 31, 2014 · 2 Comments

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

May 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gearing Up for Summer

  Whether you are a parent or teacher, this is the time of year when we all start compiling our summer reading lists. A fan of many genres of literature, I … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

July 7, 2013 · 5 Comments

Making Time for Summer Reading!

When you think about summer what comes to mind? The long awaited family vacation? A great cook out on a hot July day? Or, spending time by the pool a … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment