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what to say when kids make reading mistakes
July 16, 2014 17 comments

what to say when kids make reading mistakes

originally published on 8/5/10 but sharing again because we all need ...

nonfiction reading in the summer: our must-have picks
July 10, 2014 2 comments

nonfiction reading in the summer: our must-have picks

I’ve said this before: June and July are crazy for us ...

getting kids to love reading with a literacy club: LITClub
May 4, 2014 No Comment

getting kids to love reading with a literacy club: LITClub

This post about getting reluctant readers to love reading is written by ...

the ONLY thing parents need to know during read-alouds
April 29, 2014 2 comments

the ONLY thing parents need to know during read-alouds

What should parents know about read-alouds?  What must every read-aloud ...

money poems, money songs: fun ways to teach kids about money
February 10, 2014 4 comments

money poems, money songs: fun ways to teach kids about money

originally published on 5.14.10     Maddy’s been learning about ...

early literacy game for kids: read a word, build a snowman
February 5, 2014 1 comment

early literacy game for kids: read a word, build a snowman

originally published December 20, 2009  We have had a ton ...

10 must-read multicultural children's books
January 27, 2014 7 comments

10 must-read multicultural children’s books

      Today is Multicultural Children’s Book Day, and we ...

books as gifts: holiday ideas for kids
December 20, 2013 No Comment

books as gifts: holiday ideas for kids

    For any occasion, books are my go-to gift. ...

important early literacy terms that every parent needs to know
November 17, 2013 14 comments

important early literacy terms that every parent needs to know

Originally posted on ABC & 123, 4/05/10 & on teachmama.com ...