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Lift Off to Literacy!

Lift Off to Literacy!

“Lift Off to Literacy” with the International Reading Association and inspire students to reach for the stars. On September 8, 2014, celebrate […]

Sep 8, 2014     No Comments
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Sing to Your Child …Shamelessly!

Sing to Your Child …Shamelessly!

Singing has a way of slowing down our words and helping children learn vocabulary in context.  It gives such a […]

Aug 28, 2014     No Comments
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Habits of Mind: Applying What We Know

Habits of Mind: Applying What We Know

My favorite thing to do with very young children is to introduce them to a helium balloon. Their life experience so far tells them […]

Aug 25, 2014     No Comments
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Things to do with a book: character talk

Things to do with a book: character talk

“…fiction…gives us the ability to feel empathy for people we’ve never met, living lives we couldn’t possibly experience for ourselves, […]

Jul 31, 2014     No Comments
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Choosing and Using Great Books!

Choosing and Using Great Books!

We know how important it is to offer high quality literature for preschoolers, but how can you find the great […]

Jul 24, 2014     No Comments
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Things To Do With a Book: Act up!

Things To Do With a Book: Act up!

 This is a series of “Things To Do With a Book”. Idea #1  Dramatic Play Read a story and then […]

Jul 7, 2014     No Comments
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I Think I’m Speaking Parentese!

I Think I’m Speaking Parentese!

“You are Mama’s little sweetie. My little potato. Do you want your nummie? Oh, yes you do!  I know you […]

Jun 12, 2014     No Comments
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NPL’s Summer Challenge!

NPL’s Summer Challenge!

It’s almost summer! You know what that means… The Nashville Public Library is kicking off our Summer Challenge! Children, Teens, […]

Jun 2, 2014     2 Comments
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Children’s Choice Helps Summer Slide

Children’s Choice Helps Summer Slide

  I attended a School Library Journal gathering recently, and one topic of conversation was summer reading and what researchers […]

May 29, 2014     1 Comment
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Brave Readers Make Brave Hearts

Brave Readers Make Brave Hearts

Diversifying the types of books or stories we share with children is very important. Appreciation for different genres, styles of writing […]

May 26, 2014     No Comments
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Bringing Books to Life

Bringing Books to Life helps educators and parents find fun and innovative ways to inspire children to read.

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