Building Literacy Tag

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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Ohio Learning Grant

Ohio Awarded Literacy Grant

A variety of elements go into building strong readers. Access to books is crucial, not only in the classroom but at home. Keeping students engaged in reading on a year-round basis is a proven way to keep their reading levels on par with peers. Developing...

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Challenging Students

Challenging Students for Better Results!

In 2011, innovative game designer Jane McGonigal wrote a book about her experiences with gamers and how to live better through games. The book was Reality is Broken, and it discussed how to improve life through gamification. Offering rewards for people to achieve has become...

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