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Alarming Teacher Dropout Rate

In 2013, public school systems in the United States employed over 3 million teachers.  A report from the Alliance for Excellent Education states that almost half a million U.S. 190 more words


Why library cards are still exciting

Getting a library card is still exciting

Today my mom sent a photo of my two nephews who got their first library card. When I was younger, getting a card meant that you had access to a world of books. 537 more words


Demystifying the Language of Bowlby (and other theories)

Vexing vocab = struggling students

Many theories in Psychology appear riddled with new and complex terminology for often very abstract concepts. This can be hard for many students to cope with, particularly if they have struggled to decode language throughout their education. 608 more words


Writing Skills Specialist

Humboldt State University | Arcata, CA


$3,269 – $4,647 /month


This position is responsible for the coordination of the Writing Center and will work with individual students to strengthen writing, reading, and general English language skills. 248 more words

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Weekly Reading Basket #3

My girls are loving our #weeklyreadingbasket (inspired by Veronica at Seven Lovely Things)! Each day before nap, they curl up with me on the couch and listen while I read, read, read. 260 more words


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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