Tagged with " literacy tips"

Books for a baby shower!

Books for a baby shower!

Several times throughout the year, our team is asked to give suggestions on which book would make a great baby […]

Mar 21, 2016     No Comments
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Circle of Support for Pre-K Teachers

Circle of Support for Pre-K Teachers

Do you have a child who will be going to pre-k or kindergarten next fall? Do you teach preschool or […]

Mar 7, 2016     No Comments
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What’s the Deal with Dyslexia?

What’s the Deal with Dyslexia?

Why is Reading so Hard? In the back of the classroom, Nina struggles. She doesn’t know what her teacher has […]

Nov 30, 2015     1 Comment
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School libraries change lives!

School libraries change lives!

“School libraries are the foundations of our culture — not luxuries.”   - Laurie Halse Anderson, Author School Libraries: Well Used and Well […]

Oct 11, 2015     No Comments
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Read What You Want This Summer

Read What You Want This Summer

Summer is in full swing, and many children are relishing not having to go to school or complete assignments. Others, […]

Jul 6, 2015     No Comments
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Hispanics and Public Libraries: Research from the Pew Research Center

Hispanics and Public Libraries: Research from the Pew Research Center

New research from the Pew Research Center sheds  light on how Hispanics-now the U.S.’s largest nonwhite minority group-think about and […]

May 18, 2015     No Comments
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The Art of Conversation

The Art of Conversation

The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child’s home.    ~ William Temple Adults can sometimes talk “at” […]

Apr 20, 2015     No Comments
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Check Out the Music of Jim Gill

Check Out the Music of Jim Gill

I went to a Read Aloud Delaware conference last month and children’s entertainer, Jim Gill, was the keynote speaker. When I […]

Apr 9, 2015     1 Comment
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Creative Play and Literacy

Creative Play and Literacy

Here’s a reprint of a story I shared in 2012…   One recent afternoon, I listened to our three-year-old grandson talk through […]

Mar 26, 2015     No Comments
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Play and Learning

Play and Learning

In our puppet-making workshops, we sometimes provide paper bags or spoons, along with piles of colorful tissue papers, sequins, ribbons, […]

Mar 16, 2015     No Comments
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