Author:Alison Marczuk

Promote Summer Reading

Activites that Promote Summer Reading

No longer required to be in a classroom for hours every day, students spend their summers relaxing and trying to pack all the fun in they can before fall. While they have certainly earned a break after nine months of school, taking a full summer...

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Recharge over summer break

How to Recharge Over Summer Break

The school year is over. The paperwork is complete, grades are processed and submitted, and your classroom is clean and ready for next year. Time for a well-deserved break! Spending long hours in the classroom grading and carrying out all of the extra activities that...

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Challenge Young Readers Boy Reading

Ways To Challenge Young Readers

As we are getting to the final months of the school year, it may become more of a challenge to keep students engaged in learning. This might be the perfect time of year to introduce some activities that will challenge your students to explore new...

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Teacher Looking for Reading Materials

Teachers, Read More Children’s Books!

It’s no secret teachers work hard during the school year, but they enjoy their time off as much as the students do. However, even in their off time, teachers spend time getting ready for the next year, brushing up on new skills and techniques, and staying...

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Reading Choice

Reading Choice Matters

Strategies to get students to read more have many similarities to strategies for getting children to eat more vegetables. Much like vegetables, when it comes to getting children to read, giving them the ability to choose what they want to learn will get them to...

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Christmas Book Flood

A Flood of Books During the Holidays

When children create Christmas lists in September and October, how many books make their way on those lists? If the student is an avid reader, probably quite a few. Otherwise, most parents would be hard pressed to find one sample of literature found wrapped under...

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Students in Need 2017

Distributing Books to Students in Need

The number of elements it requires to build students into lifelong learners is breathtaking. It takes the commitment of parents, teachers, principals, local leaders, and the determination of the students to stay on a path that turns reading into a hobby instead of a hurdle....

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