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raising word conscious kids: a chat with Mando and Rosita of Sesame Street
May 16, 2013 1 comment

raising word conscious kids: a chat with Mando and Rosita of Sesame Street

I can’t stress enough the importance of raising word-conscious kids. ...

5 ways to get your kids psyched for summer reading
May 5, 2013 5 comments

5 ways to get your kids psyched for summer reading

Believe it—summer is around the corner.  Woo-hoo! Around the corner!  ...

nursery rhymes: powerful poems for fluency and more
April 21, 2013 3 comments

nursery rhymes: powerful poems for fluency and more

April is National Poetry Month! Did you know that? It ...

reading tips and more: scholastic raise a reader blog
April 15, 2013 1 comment

reading tips and more: scholastic raise a reader blog

It’s been an incredibly exciting 2013 so far, with all ...

5 min reading tricks for raising rockstar readers
March 17, 2013 1 comment

5 min reading tricks for raising rockstar readers

It’s here. My first eBook on reading and literacy and ...

read across america day EVERY day of the year
March 1, 2013 1 comment

read across america day EVERY day of the year

It’s Read Across America Day!  Only something that everyone’s been ...

why I don't love dr. seuss: but 3 reasons I should
February 26, 2013 63 comments

why I don’t love dr. seuss: but 3 reasons I should

Confession: I don’t love Dr. Seuss. I don’t, and I ...

read across america week: resources GALORE!
February 25, 2013 1 comment

read across america week: resources GALORE!

One of the reading and literacy world’s biggest months is ...

learning during read-alouds: critical thinking, new literacies
May 14, 2012 14 comments

learning during read-alouds: critical thinking, new literacies

    I read an extremely interesting article this week ...

learning during read-alouds: what IS reading?
March 22, 2012 5 comments

learning during read-alouds: what IS reading?

So. . . what IS reading? Is it the ability ...