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I am always looking for ways to enhance my students’ reading comprehension. Oftentimes I employ a variety of strategies such as graphic organizers, repeated readings, hands on activities, question generating, etc. 443 more words


The Curious Highlight

It is the glorious early days of summer vacation for my kids. Ryan is in his second week of hockey day camp, something we could not have imagined him doing just last summer. 787 more words


Try A Word Jar To Boost Children's' Vocabulary

As you know I created a special summer routine/schedule to prevent the girls from experiencing summer learning loss.  We are all participating in our library’s summer reading program which will maintain or increase their reading capabilities.   302 more words


Is Reading Comprehension a Lost Art?

Remember how the teachers in school used to hound us about reading comprehension and how we needed it in the “real world”?

I admit that for me, it was something I didn’t really think about for years. 80 more words



Notes from an old college handout, 1960

By Abbé Ernest Dimnet : “Dimnet invites the reader into a state of honesty, where he evaluates himself as a thoughtful human being.” 164 more words

Education And Learning

Building Background Knowledge with Oobleck? Part 3

From my last post about Bartholomew and the Oobleck by Dr. Seuss, I left off with a question:  if I am reading this book to my daughters (or any other book), I wondered about how much I point out certain ideas or concepts so as to deliberately build their background knowledge. 346 more words