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10 Things I Know to be True

This year I am making an effort to write beside my students in class as often as I can. Thanks, Penny Kittle for showing me the importance of this idea. 210 more words


Somewhere over the Reading Rainbow: Reading Aloud, Book Talks, and One-on-one time

I don’t remember when it started. My mom says at 3 months old, so I’ll go with that. Every now and then Dad read to me, but it was my mother that made it a nightly happening (and before naps..always before naps). 552 more words

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Book Lovin' 2.0

So we’re back to YA lit heroine and voice of student reading, Penny Kittle. I’m not entirely sure of what’s happening, but I’m pretty sure I’ve developed a girl crush on Ms. 416 more words

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For the Love of Books

Look, everyone. We need to talk.

We’re in an epidemic of sorts. No, a pandemic, because I’m positive this problem isn’t isolated to America alone. As students get older, they read less and less. 427 more words

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