Reading Strategies for Beginner Readers

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

Schedule a Reading of A Moon of My Own for Your School

“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

5 “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” Lessons (pre-k to high 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)