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School Library & Information Services

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School Library and Information Services supports the educational and reading needs of the school community and beyond.  Besides the resources housed in the Library, a wide range of online resources is available through the Library website.

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I'm Done Making My Kid's Childhood Magical

I'm Done Making My Kid's Childhood Magical | Creating Readers & Writers - Tips for Parents | Scoop.it
Do we want to teach our children that the magic of life is something that comes beautifully gift-wrapped -- or that magic is something you discover on your own?...
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Encourage Children to Select Variety of Books to Read Aloud

Encourage Children to Select Variety of Books to Read Aloud. Often children will want to read the same book many times.

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Help Kids to P.I.C.K. the Right Books

Help Kids to P.I.C.K. the Right Books | Creating Readers & Writers - Tips for Parents | Scoop.it
P.I.C.K. will help your child learn how to determine whether a book is the best for his abilities or whether it's not a good fit.
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How to Choose Books For Young Children - Qubo | TV Programming for Kids

How to Choose Books For Young Children - Qubo | TV Programming for Kids | Creating Readers & Writers - Tips for Parents | Scoop.it
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Tips for book selection for up to 7 year olds.

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Mem Fox angry kids are playing with tech and not books - The Age

Mem Fox angry kids are playing with tech and not books - The Age | Creating Readers & Writers - Tips for Parents | Scoop.it
Mem Fox angry kids are playing with tech and not books
The Age
Apps had no beginning, middle and end, and don't describe forgiveness or courage in adversity, said Fox who has written classics such as Possum Magic and Where is the Green Sheep.
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Raising Boys Who Want To Read - No Time For Flash Cards

Raising Boys Who Want To Read - No Time For Flash Cards | Creating Readers & Writers - Tips for Parents | Scoop.it
 by Allison McDonald I was reading this article from the Huffington Post while nursing my daughter over the weekend.
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3 Magic Words for Reading

3 Magic Words for Reading | Creating Readers & Writers - Tips for Parents | Scoop.it
Get your child on the road to strong reading by using these three "magic" words to help him become a better, self-monitoring reader.
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A celebration of reading and writing events for children - Shoreham Herald

A celebration of reading and writing events for children - Shoreham Herald | Creating Readers & Writers - Tips for Parents | Scoop.it
Shoreham Herald A celebration of reading and writing events for children Shoreham Herald Rosalind Turner, of WordFest, said: “There has been much concern and debate over recent years about the difficulties in children's literacy and encouraging...
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TumbleBooks - eBooks for eKids!

TumbleBooks - eBooks for eKids! | Creating Readers & Writers - Tips for Parents | Scoop.it
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Available for free through most council library sites.

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Seven Things You Should Be Doing as You’re Reading to Your Child - I Can Teach My Child!

Seven Things You Should Be Doing as You’re Reading to Your Child - I Can Teach My Child! | Creating Readers & Writers - Tips for Parents | Scoop.it
  Guest Post by Leah of Your Dime Your Time Reading daily with your child is critical to their development in many ways.
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Perry Public Schools USD343 - Why Can't I Skip My 20 Minutes of Reading Tonight?

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Childhood, made perfect on the page

Childhood, made perfect on the page | Creating Readers & Writers - Tips for Parents | Scoop.it
Reading is such an improbable idea -- a miracle, really. Yet simple squiggles on a page, arranged just so, can convey ideas that change the way we think or introduce to us characters we love for a lifetime. In celebration of reading -- and of this weekend's Los Angeles Times Festival of Books -- we asked four readers (who also happen to be writers) to celebrate books that mattered in their lives.
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top 2 insider secrets for motivating your kids to read - teach mama

top 2 insider secrets for motivating your kids to read - teach mama | Creating Readers & Writers - Tips for Parents | Scoop.it
top 2 insider secrets for motivating your kids to read
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A remarkable reading opportunity! - Growing a Reader: Kids Books ...

Be part of your child's reading experience, children can read these books on their own, or have the books read aloud to them. It is an exciting and powerful program as the children know that their opinion of the best book on ...

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Choosing Books with Your Child

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Reading Recovery Council of North America. Reading Recovery is a highly effective short-term intervention of one-to-one tutoring for low-achieving first graders.
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Tips for parents whose children have some issues with learning to read.

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Selecting Books for Your Child: Finding 'Just Right' Books

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Five finger ruleVideo bonus: To see the five finger rule in action, take a look at teacher Amber Prentice explaining the strategy!
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Short but excellent article.  Explains the Five Finger Rule, choosing a 'just right' book and tips on reading aloud.

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Teach123 - tips for teaching elementary school: Parents as Partners

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Why You Should Stop Pushing Your 5-Year-Old to Learn How to Read

Why You Should Stop Pushing Your 5-Year-Old to Learn How to Read | Creating Readers & Writers - Tips for Parents | Scoop.it
I started to read around 5-years-old.
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8 Helpful Hints for Raising a Reader | KiteReaders eBooks & book apps

8 Helpful Hints for Raising a Reader | KiteReaders eBooks & book apps | Creating Readers & Writers - Tips for Parents | Scoop.it
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Poor literacy at school stems from lack of early stimulation | Cotlands

Poor literacy at school stems from lack of early stimulation | Cotlands | Creating Readers & Writers - Tips for Parents | Scoop.it
According to a recent study by the National Education Evaluation and Development Unit only 5% of grade five students are able to read at the required rate of 80 (#Children need to be taught pre-writing and pre-reading skills which begin before Grade...
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Literacy Development in Central America | Harvard Graduate School ...

Literacy Development in Central America | Harvard Graduate School ... | Creating Readers & Writers - Tips for Parents | Scoop.it
When Debra Gittler, Ed.M.'10, visited a classroom of kindergarteners in Corinto, Nicaragua she asked them what they thought would happen if children's book characters Froggy and Clifford met. Not knowing what ...
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Moreton Bay Region Libraries website

As places to discover, learn, play and imagine, Moreton Bay Region Libraries provide collections, programs and spaces that connect people to resources and each other.
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Free ebooks, audiobooks and databases for children.  Use your library card to access.  Excellent service.

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Using the Library and Study Skills | Reading

Using the Library and Study Skills | Reading | Creating Readers & Writers - Tips for Parents | Scoop.it
Ideas for teachers and librarians teaching library skills to children. Book-related activities, how to use the library and children's literature.
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