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A promise to ship: publishing and sharing our work

The following is an excerpt from my text “The Consumer’s and Producer’s Workshop“.

The natural end-point of any writing endeavor is to publish. This is the act of sharing a text, presumably in a finished and polished form. 244 more words


Click to give 

Giving to others and helping them out is great. It is the best when it doesn’t cost you anything too! The links below are click to give websites. 158 more words

Day To Day Motivation

A Close look at Hot Air Balloons

Today in class we started our first close read using these awesome resources.  I loved the way my students were really thinking about what they were reading.   42 more words

Close Reading

7 ways to help kids read

1. Become a reader

Kids will follow the example of those around them. So if you want your children to become avid readers, demonstrate that you are interested in reading too. 531 more words


{Review} Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar

Peanut and I had the pleasure of reviewing Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar by jollyliteracy.com.  Jollyliteracy.com’s parent company is just2ducks  LLC.  We were sent Jolly Phonics Teacher’s Book in print letters, Jolly Phonics Student Book 1, 2 and 3, Jolly Grammar 1 Teacher’s Book in print letters, Jolly Grammar 1 Student Book, and Jolly Songs in print letters. 633 more words


Grow in Detroit with the Christ Church Reading Camp

This summer Rx for Reading was able to provide 300 new books for the Christ Church Summer Reading Camp, an annual week-long camp that welcomes children from the 

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The secret to unlocking communication and avoiding tantrums

Do you ever wonder why some babies are rattling off words by 14 months and others are mostly silent until 18 months or even closer to 24 months old? 1,783 more words