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‘I’m Not Stupid, Just Dyslexic’ — And How Brain Science Can Help

‘I’m Not Stupid, Just Dyslexic’ — And How Brain Science Can Help | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
New research shows it's possible to pick up some of the signs of dyslexia in the brain, even before kids learn to read. Earlier identification could influence how parents and educators tackle the disorder.

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Can Comics Develop Children’s Literacy Skills?

Can Comics Develop Children’s Literacy Skills? | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
I love to find ways for kids to enjoy what they learn and to express themselves. Recently I was interviewed by freelance journalist, Rashida Tayabali, for an ar (RT @BookChook: Can Comics Develop Children's Literacy Skills?
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Learning by playing: does back to basics kill curiosity and growth? - Great Bend Tribune

Learning by playing: does back to basics kill curiosity and growth? - Great Bend Tribune | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Learning by playing: does back to basics kill curiosity and growth? Great Bend Tribune "This is a far cry from the U.S.
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Beat Brain Drain

Beat Brain Drain | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Help your kid's reading skills soar during summer break with these words of advice from literacy experts. (Children's READING SKILLS can SOAR during the summer break with these words of advice from literacy experts!
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Pupils struggling with reading need early intervention, not a three-month summer school

Pupils struggling with reading need early intervention, not a three-month summer school | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Reading capability is vital for young people to be able to access and engage with the curriculum by the end of primary school and even more so at secondary school.
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Media Literacy for Young Children: Essential for School Success in Today's World

Media Literacy for Young Children:  Essential for School Success in Today's World | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
The Massachusetts Legislature's House-Senate Joint Committee on Education recently heard testimony on behalf of legislation proposed to develop comprehensive media literacy education in kindergarten through 12th grade.
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10 Children's Books that Encourage Math Skills

10 Children's Books that Encourage Math Skills | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Help children grasp basic math skills by reading books that introduce math concepts in an easy to understand manner with pictures that help cement the ideas. (10 children's books that encourage math skills!
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Reading childrens stories aloud has significant benefits.

Reading childrens stories aloud has significant benefits. | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Reading childrens stories aloud in the home--THE single most important activity for future success. Reading aloud to a child is much more than just storytelling by parents.
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Avoiding summer brain drain - 13WMAZ

Avoiding summer brain drain - 13WMAZ | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
13WMAZ Avoiding summer brain drain 13WMAZ State education leaders want to see test scores up next year, and summer months can mean a loss of learning for students.
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More Research on Digital Reading Needed, Group Contends - Education Week News (blog)

More Research on Digital Reading Needed, Group Contends - Education Week News (blog) | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Headlines & Global News More Research on Digital Reading Needed, Group Contends Education Week News (blog) Last week, Education Week took an in-depth look at an emerging body of research suggesting that screen-based digital reading may be harming...
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Giving your baby the very best start to reading - ABC Online

Giving your baby the very best start to reading - ABC Online | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
ABC Online Giving your baby the very best start to reading ABC Online Professor Susan Neuman was the lead researcher in this project investigating the effectiveness of these 'early education tools', (she is Professor and Chair of the Teaching and...
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Children’s Institute Sheds Light on Literacy and Child Development | American Booksellers Association

Children’s Institute Sheds Light on Literacy and Child Development | American Booksellers Association | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Children’s Institute Sheds Light on Literacy and Child Development http://t.co/TbkfiP4Cny via @sharethis
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Help for Every Struggling Reader - Language Magazine

Help for Every Struggling Reader - Language Magazine | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Language Magazine Help for Every Struggling Reader Language Magazine Reading specialist Amy Buswell and children's poet Bruce Lansky are the authors of the upcoming Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons (Meadowbrook Press), which has been called “the most...
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25 Red Riding Hood Books for Kids - KidLit.TV

25 Red Riding Hood Books for Kids - KidLit.TV | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Little Red Riding Hood is a classic fairy tale that is known the world over. There are so many wonderful... Read more »

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It's amazing how you can reinterpret any story over, and over again through a good illustration.

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Parental Involvement and Children Reading - TheAlternativePress.com

Parental Involvement and Children Reading - TheAlternativePress.com | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Parental Involvement and Children Reading TheAlternativePress.com Current educational and developmental research indicates that there is a direct correlation between student graduation/drop out rates and ability to read by the end of grade three.
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Starting young is key to helping all young people reach their potential - Herald Scotland

Starting young is key to helping all young people reach their potential - Herald Scotland | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Starting young is key to helping all young people reach their potential Herald Scotland The initiative was inspired by growing evidence that the earlier children were engaged in developing basic life skills such as reading and writing, the better...
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Research indicates rethink on how we learn to read - Otago Daily Times

Research indicates rethink on how we learn to read - Otago Daily Times | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Otago Daily Times Research indicates rethink on how we learn to read Otago Daily Times It is ''time for a rethink'' about how children learn to read, University of Otago education researcher Associate Prof Claire Fletcher-Flinn believes.
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Reading, Writing & Affluence - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Reading, Writing & Affluence - TheChronicleHerald.ca | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
TheChronicleHerald.ca Reading, Writing & Affluence TheChronicleHerald.ca What level of education and income a kid's parents achieved better predict a student's test scores than does the work of his or her teachers, studies across North America...
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Cherokee speakers narrate children’s e-books for Unite for Literacy

Cherokee speakers narrate children’s e-books for Unite for Literacy | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Native American Times - #1 Source for Native news in the US. (RT @Unite4Literacy: Helping preserve the #Cherokee Language. http://t.co/FOzWAGrevh)
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ASU faculty spinout company aims to transform reading instruction - Arizona State University

ASU faculty spinout company aims to transform reading instruction - Arizona State University | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
ASU faculty spinout company aims to transform reading instruction Arizona State University This lack of early literacy skills has serious consequences – students who can't read proficiently struggle throughout their education and are at a higher...
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Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Lately, Coding

Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Lately, Coding | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Schools are signing up to teach computer coding, which some view as a basic skill for today, and the tech industry-backed group Code.org is pushing basic coding even for the very young.
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Students are the teachers in some local classrooms - Lodi News-Sentinel

Students are the teachers in some local classrooms - Lodi News-Sentinel | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Students are the teachers in some local classrooms Lodi News-Sentinel Terry found when students began using the approach in the first grade, by the end of the fourth grade they scored more than 11 percentage points higher than control groups on a...
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7 Big Myths About Libraries

7 Big Myths About Libraries | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Americans value their libraries, but there are still misconceptions about libraries that exist among folks who maybe haven't visited a library in a while... or haven't visited one ever!...

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Parental literacy key to kids' performance - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Parental literacy key to kids' performance - TheChronicleHerald.ca | Children's Literacy | Scoop.it
Parental literacy key to kids' performance
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This is an interesting proposal, but thinking that we can “fix” children's literacy with interventions solely in the P-12 school system would be a mistake.
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