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ML Rydings
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My Attempt to Make Advent Calendars Educational
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Promote Literacy at Home with a Bookish Advent Calendar
Image courtesy of Feelart / FreeDigitalPhotos.net I’ve
never been big on advent calendars . Opening little doors to reveal cheap candy
or trinkets? Where’s the thrill in that? But, when a Facebook friend shared an
idea for a literary advent calendar, I thou...
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Adults Need Reading Strategies, Too
Image courtesy of imagerymajestic / FreeDigitalPhotos.net One of the websites I read fairly frequently is Lifehack.org . It's always ready with fresh, relevant content, like the article How To Remember More of What You Read . Interestingly, the tips the wri...
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Building Literacy Skills the Old-Fashioned Way
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Building Literacy Skills the Old-Fashioned Way
The number of resources available to help young students
build their literacy skills is staggering. As a parent and former classroom
teacher, I find that it can also be overwhelming. Evaluating various programs,
implementing plans and trying to ensure consi...
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Engage Kids in Reading Through Song
I read a professional article a few days ago about using song lyrics to teach reading. It brought to mind my successes with using music as a reading tool. While the article focused on new readers and suggested using simple lyrics with sing-songy melodies an...
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Engage Kids in Reading Through Song
I read a professional article a few days ago about using song lyrics to teach reading. It brought to mind my successes with using music as a reading tool. While the article focused on new readers and suggested using simple lyrics with sing-songy melodies an...
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True Literacy Confession: I Skip Text and Never Look Back
Image courtesy of sattva / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Currently, I'm reading All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know About Getting and Spending by Laura Vanderkam . This the second book I've read by Vanderkam. Earlier this year, I read her book...
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