Literacy learning on the go!

Literacy learning on the go!

Reading is often thought of as a stationary activity. There is a comfort that comes with curling up on the couch, sinking into a favorite chair, or climbing into bed with a good book. Though we may find ourselves sitting whenever we dive into a book, the truth is that...
Read books AND…

Read books AND…

Reading for its own sake is a marvelous thing, especially for people who love the act of reading, love the book they are reading, or find reading “easy”. When children are learning to read, there are many times when reading can feel like homework, a task that they are...
5 tips for reading with your child

5 tips for reading with your child

Picture this: Your child comes home and says, “My teacher says my homework is to read with you.” Do you sit down, listen for a few minutes and think, What am I doing here exactly? Supporting a young reader isn’t complicated, but we’re not born knowing how to do it....
The holiday season

The holiday season

Booktalks and Engaging Readers is a monthly series that is mostly dedicated to children’s books. In addition to sharing quality literature with teachers and families, this series will share resources for what works — and what doesn’t — for encouraging and engaging...
Help your child become a reader

Help your child become a reader

If you’ve ever watched a child learn how to read, it seems magical. One day they are struggling through letters and sounding out words and the next they are reading full sentences. But reading isn’t really magic. Although it’s a complex process, it can be boiled down...