Successful Early Readers have a toolbox of strategies that they fall back on when encountering challenging text. Here are a few strategies I used in the classroom and at home with my daughter. These are widely used in primary classrooms, so there’s a good change your school-aged child has heard one or more before. Get… Continue reading Reading Strategies for Beginner Readers
Help empower your child to be able to make his or her own reading selections for independent reading.
I wrote the lyrics to this Moon song to use in my school presentations to pre-school and primary-aged children. It’s to the tune of “Three Blind Mice”. See The Moon See the Moon, in the sky! There it is, way up high! It’s there in the sky both night and day. As it orbits the Earth,… Continue reading Moon Song
“There’s something wonderful and mysterious about how this book uses the moon to connect us to people and places all over the world. Academically, it encourages thinking and learning about both geography and science. A beautiful book for readers young and old.” -Dr. Mary Hobbs of the Center for Science and Mathematics Education at the… Continue reading Schedule a Reading of A Moon of My Own for Your School
Looking for ways to incorporate this year’s Read Across America book, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” into your lessons this March 2nd? I’ve compiled a list of 5 great lessons for you! (A description of each lesson and links to them are located under the name of the providing site/blog) 1. Elementary Shenanigans “After reading Oh… Continue reading 5 “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” Lessons (pre-k to high school)