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Does Spelling Count? | Edutopia

  In order to answer this question, blogger Shira Loewenstein asks an essential question: what would happen if you were to eliminate subjects in your classroom? Eliminating any subject in the classroom is … Continue reading

December 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

October 23, 2013 · 3 Comments

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

Read This Now! Creative Technology

Each week, I’d like to use principalaim to highlight an educational perspective that I share or that I am wrestling with.  In this week’s Read This Now! entry, I would like to share an … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Great Teachers Can Break Through Any Barrier

A picture is worth 1000 words. This safe has been through a lot. What do you think is its story? If I had to tell its story, I’d say it … Continue reading

July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment