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WW1 & Poetry: Unpublished Siegfried Sassoon poems reveal anti-war sentiment was toned down before publication

WW1 & Poetry: Unpublished Siegfried Sassoon poems reveal anti-war sentiment was toned down before publication | Children and reading | Scoop.it
Two unpublished poems by Siegfried Sassoon will be given a public reading for the first time today by the actor Samuel West, among them the first draft of "Atrocities", in which Sassoon is much more direct about the visceral act of killing the...
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The Book Chook: Resources for National Simultaneous Storytime 2014

The Book Chook: Resources for National Simultaneous Storytime 2014 | Children and reading | Scoop.it

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BookChook's curator insight, May 5, 2014 5:35 AM

Ideas and activities to help teachers, parents and librarians prepare for NSS

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National Simultaneous Storytime - quite looking forward to it!

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Advice on Getting Children to Read.

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Advice on getting children to read. Tips are provided on introducing reading to babies and toddlers and on encouraging older kids to read more.
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1000 books program encourages reading before kindergarten - The Courier-Journal

1000 books program encourages reading before kindergarten - The Courier-Journal | Children and reading | Scoop.it
1000 books program encourages reading before kindergarten
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Troy and Kelly Hunter read to their children, Maddox, 4, and Kate, 6, before bedtime.
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Ways to encourage reluctant readers to enjoy reading - Parentdish

Ways to encourage reluctant readers to enjoy reading - Parentdish | Children and reading | Scoop.it
Ways to encourage reluctant readers to enjoy reading Parentdish If a child has gone off reading because they haven't liked one or two books recently, they may just need to try something new, and libraries are a great, risk-free way to encourage...
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Read to babies every day, pediatricians now say

Read to babies every day, pediatricians now say | Children and reading | Scoop.it
Any experienced parent will tell you: You really can't expect your kids to start reading until long after they start talking. If your daughter or son can make out words at 4, jump for joy.
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Sharon Bakar's curator insight, June 25, 2014 11:01 AM
Reading to your baby every day helps "immunize ... against illiteracy."
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York school encouraging parents to read to their children before breakfast

York school encouraging parents to read to their children before breakfast | Children and reading | Scoop.it
IT’S usually a “book before bedtime” that parents share with their children.
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Professional Development: Teacher Reading

Professional Development: Teacher Reading | Children and reading | Scoop.it

Much of the focus of this column has been on developing a school reading community and encouraging children to engage in various reading activities. However, what does the reading life of a teacher look like? How can we as administrators encourage and support reading – especially professional reading – among our staff? 


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Encourage your child to read

Children all over the world need to be encourage to read, for their parents, teacher and friends.I made this video to show people how many things we can lear...
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How to encourage literacy in young children - Toronto Star

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How to encourage literacy in young children
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In an increasingly technological world, good-old fashioned bedtime stories are still among the best ways to bolster a child's reading skills, say literacy experts.
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