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Creating the Perfect Reading Nook for Kids

Encouraging children to foster a love of books and reading at an early age is an excellent way to set them up for their future. However, getting our children to want to read is a task much easier said than done. Creating a comfortable, quiet and unique space for your kids to read can be the perfect way for them to fall in love with the world of literature. That’s why we’ve reached out to the experts from Sacramento to Philadelphia to provide you with some ideas for creating the perfect reading space for your children. So sit back, and check out these imaginative reading nook ideas to help your child foster a lifelong love of books and learning.

5 Tips for Reading Aloud to Children

Reading aloud to children is one of the most effective routines for raising reading achievement and...

Reducing the COVID-Slide by Looking at Summer Slide Research

A growing number of states have now closed schools for the rest of the year.  Such closures have...

Teaching Online: Paring Back Instruction & Limiting Technology

Publishers, organizations, and non-profits have provided a wealth of materials, links, software,...

On-Line School During COVID-19: 4 Things I Learned

My daughters’ school district launched online learning last week, only to be shut down by the state...

Better Readers, Avid Readers—What Should the Goal of Literacy Instruction Be?

For most educators the goal of reading instruction is to create better readers. For some better...

The Pull of The Chapter Book

How does a child know that he or she has become a good reader? When you talk to children about...

Assigned Reading or Free Choice? The Illusion of Choice

Should students’ reading in school be assigned or left to free choice? Before choice can be...

Setting Up the Classroom Library

Setting up the classroom library can be a daunting process. How do you organize books? Do you focus...

Reading Test Prep: 6 Things You Are Already Doing

 This is the time of year when teachers start to feel anxious about reading test prep for the...

The Joy of Summer Reading

I love summer for SO many reasons, but maybe the best part of summer for my kids and I is SUMMER...