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How to Make Students Future Authors

Posted on 30.Aug.21 in Literacy Strategies

It can be difficult to motivate students that are generally not fond of writing. They can become tired of writing classroom essays that are only seen by the teacher. Plus,… Read more

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6 Strategies For Turning Toddlers into Lifelong Learners

Posted on 30.Aug.21 in Literacy Strategies

Developing a child’s literacy skills early will reap plenty of benefits later on throughout their lives. Reading is a skill that is needed in every subject area in school. If… Read more

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Easy Ways to Determine If a Book Is Too Difficult For a Student

Posted on 30.Aug.21 in Literacy Strategies

Certified Reading Specialists must receive a Master’s in Education and pass a Reading Specialist exam to earn their credentials. Afterward, they are able to assist not only those students who… Read more

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ADHD Symptoms in Kids

Posted on 30.Aug.21 in Struggling Readers

Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms tend to display in children at an early age. Parents and teachers will begin to see symptoms as early as pre-k. Parents may be receiving… Read more

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Top Three Ways to Get Reluctant Readers Reading This Summer

Posted on 29.Jul.21 in Literacy Strategies

There are students who only “choose” to read during the school year. The summer months seem to be deemed off-limits for reading for many of these kids. Unfortunately, they look… Read more

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Ways to Get Parents Involved in Summer Reading

Posted on 29.Jul.21 in Literacy Strategies

As educators, we generally lose contact with our students during the summer months. We may assign them books to read during the summer or little projects here and there to… Read more

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Research-Based Strategies and Activities for Improving Reading Fluency

Posted on 29.Jul.21 in Literacy Strategies

Almost every reader, whether they are struggling or not in school, could use an improvement in their reading fluency. The definition of reading fluency is the ability to read with… Read more

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How a Summer on LightSail Can Counter COVID and the Summer Literacy Learning Loss

Posted on 29.Jul.21 in Literacy Strategies

All students look forward to summer after a long school year. Of course, teachers do as well. Summer provides an opportunity for a much-needed vacation and plenty of time to… Read more

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Avoid the Summer Reading Slide: 12th Grade Summer Reading List

Posted on 29.Jul.21 in Literacy Strategies

As high school juniors get ready to move on to their senior year and college is literally only a year away, this summer might be the last chance some students… Read more

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