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Getting all my Ducks in a Row: 5 Free Kindle Books for Kids

Getting all my Ducks in a Row: 5 Free Kindle Books for Kids | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
Scott William Carter's first young adult novel was hailed by Publishers Weekly as a "touching and impressive debut," and called "compelling" and "a good choice for reluctant readers" by Library Journal.
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Uptake of phonics scheme is poor in Portsmouth | Scaffolding ...

Uptake of phonics scheme is poor in Portsmouth | Scaffolding ... | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
This an open invitation to all schools to improve the way they teach systematic synthetic phonics – the tried and tested method that will improve the reading of all our children.' In Hampshire, where 86 per cent of ...
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Making Connections and Building Memories: Why Dads Should Read Aloud! | Dr. Z and Friends

Making Connections and Building Memories: Why Dads Should Read Aloud! | Dr. Z and Friends | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
RT @ReadingRockets: Why Dads should read aloud: http://t.co/wSEP8UtD (via @reachoutandread, @primroseschools) #reading #literacy #parenting...
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Ideas to help your child become a good reader | LifeStylesToday

Ideas to help your child become a good reader | LifeStylesToday | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
Their first language skills lay the foundation for later skills, such as reading. 2) Learn how to help your child develop pre-reading skills – see my article “Help develop your child's pre-reading skills“.
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Reading Recovery Welcome » Reading Recovery Works

Reading Recovery Welcome » Reading Recovery Works | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
Have you seen the new Reading Recovery site http://t.co/8jvgBFNz? If not, be sure to check it out! Videos, research, etc.
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Leading and managing literacy across the curriculum : The Schools ...

With the Ofsted literacy framework on many teachers' minds, delegates were able to find out first-hand from Sharron Diffley and Charlotte Walker what it takes to earn an 'Outstanding' under the new guidelines.
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Why Books Are Better than e-Books for Children

Why Books Are Better than e-Books for Children | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
A literacy expert suggests that when we read with our children from e-readers, we may be be impeding their ability to learn. (Do you read to your child with an e reader?
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Kindles Attract Reluctant Readers at CT Elementary School — The ...

Kindles Attract Reluctant Readers at CT Elementary School — The ... | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
Kindles Attract Reluctant Readers at CT Elementary School — The Digital Shift. Via Scoop.it – English Classes Ebook devices attract reluctant readers at elementary school. Via edtechutb.visibli.com ...
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Graphic Novels for Reluctant Readers: 33 Titles

Graphic Novels for Reluctant Readers: 33 Titles | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
Graphic novels help connect reluctant readers to reading.
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The Guardian's front page: Careers service and literacy hit by schools cut http://yfrog.com/nt2jc2j

The Guardian's front page: Careers service and literacy hit by schools cut http://yfrog.com/nt2jc2j | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
Click on the photo to comment, share or view other great photos (RT @guardiannews: The Guardian's front page: Careers service and literacy hit by schools cut http://t.co/9DvSYqd5...)...
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Best Christmas books to read to your child – The Star-Ledger ...

Best Christmas books to read to your child – The Star-Ledger ... | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
Best Christmas books to read to your child – The Star-Ledger. Written By: Chris - Dec• 21•11. christmas books photo.jpg Chacha TumbokonMy Favorite Christmas Books. Christmas, for many Christian kids, is the greatest time of the year.
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Raising Bookworms: Getting Kids Reading for Pleasure and ...

Raising Bookworms: Getting Kids Reading for Pleasure and ... | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
This book offers creative strategies, tips, and activities to help young people discover - or rediscover - the joy and empowerment of reading.
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Standard poodle helps Orrington schoolchildren develop reading skills - Bangor Daily News

Standard poodle helps Orrington schoolchildren develop reading skills - Bangor Daily News | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
Standard poodle helps Orrington schoolchildren develop reading skillsBangor Daily Newsto Miguel, a therapy and reading dog, as Miguel's owner, Renee Garrett, of Holden and first grade classmate, Drew Heber (left), 7, look on.
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Reading crisis means one in six children miss the magic of Harry Potter - Daily Mail

Reading crisis means one in six children miss the magic of Harry Potter - Daily Mail | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
Daily MailReading crisis means one in six children miss the magic of Harry PotterDaily MailAddressing local authority leaders and headmasters at the North of England Education Conference in Leeds, Mr Gibb condemned low levels of reading for...
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Reading is like oxygen - Globe and Mail

Reading is like oxygen - Globe and Mail | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
Globe and MailReading is like oxygenGlobe and MailReading for pleasure is simply not in the air these days. Children are the barometer. Ontario's Grade 3 and 6 pupils seem to be losing the pleasure of reading.
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50 Interesting Facts About Dyslexia

50 Interesting Facts About Dyslexia | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
50 facts about the definition, origin, symptoms, gifts, prevalence, research, and solutions for dyslexia.
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The Politics of Literacy

The Politics of Literacy | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
Talk about literacy has its long, long history but takes place in this context of school re-organisation.
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10 Tips for Kindle in the Classroom

10 Tips for Kindle in the Classroom | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
I have been using a Kindle eReader for some time now and really enjoy the convenience and ease of use of these dedicated devices.
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Tips for nurturing reading in young children - by Kathy Stemke - Helium

Reading is a necessary lifetime skill that will bring a child immeasurable enjoyment over the years.
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Apple's iPad 2 Vs. Amazon's Kindle Fire

Apple's iPad 2 Vs. Amazon's Kindle Fire | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
Compared to readers in similar class as the fire, it's not to shabby. I'd buy one for my mom, but def ... I recommend getting Kindle Touch or Nook touch for reading books and IPad 2 for the rest. Kindle Fire is not good for either ...
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The Benefits of Reading to Your Child

Reading to your child is one of the most important ways to make your child grow smart. Here's why. (Read to your child this Christmas.
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Kindle Fire

Kindle Fire | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
Amazon.com has finally released the latest innovation in the tablet eReader - The Kindle Fire. This amazing powerhouse can bring the biggest and best librar (So much more than Good Night Moon... Download a new ebook and read to your child today!
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Helping Your Child Develop Self-Confidence in Reading | SkillaDo

Helping Your Child Develop Self-Confidence in Reading | SkillaDo | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
For example, while out for a stroll, point out interesting sights and use descriptive words so that your child becomes familiar with the words and syntax of spoken language.
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Best Blog for Kids Who Hate to Read

Best Blog for Kids Who Hate to Read | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
A family blog for reluctant readers and their parents (Great holiday crafts and projects for reluctant readers http://t.co/87gwMz3M...)...
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Use your brain and teach children to read properly

Use your brain and teach children to read properly | Getting children reading | Scoop.it
Almost half of all Australians aged 15-74 years had literacy skills below the level required to participate effectively in our society, according to a 2008 study from the Australian Bureau of Statistics… (Almost half of Australians aged 15-74 have...
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