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Flannel Friday

Are you looking for new resources for story time? Check out Flannel Friday, a blog that each week provides a round up of story time ideas and resources. 193 more words


What can we do about children who can't read Jamaica?

We have a really big problem with children reading. Last week i observed a few children 6-13 yrs.

  1. We played scrabble
  2. We ask them to choose books that they liked and A-dziko read some with them.
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Tutoring videos show and tell

A picture is worth a thousand words, or so they say. We haven’t checked the math but keeping that in mind ReadWriteServe has worked with our community and campus partners at UNC Charlotte to create videos to help tutors working with K-12 students. 85 more words


Let's Hear It!

In June, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a recommendation that pediatricians talk to parents about reading to young children at regular check ups. Consistent advice from trusted professionals could have a large impact on families across the country, encouraging practices that support early literacy from the cradle into kindergarten. 113 more words


Books about Starting School

As August approaches, summer comes to a close, and children transition back to school. For children going to school for the very first time, it can be a time of excitement and apprehension. 145 more words

For Parents

Tot Trays: Day and Night

Whoo!! We are halfway done with summer, y’all! Are your kids bored yet?! (I may have mentioned here a time or two that I am not a fan of summer weather–really looking forward to some cooler temperatures and the return to park days.) Here are the toys my girls are playing with THIS WEEK: 234 more words


A Year-Round School Calendar?

The school calendar for most schools across the nation is based on the old agrarian lifestyle. In the past, students needed the summer months off so they could help with planting and harvesting. 255 more words