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Top Ten Middle Grade Read Alouds That Will Have Kids Rolling on the Floor Laughing by Cathy Potter

Top Ten Middle Grade Read Alouds That Will Have Kids Rolling on the Floor Laughing by Cathy Potter | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
August is the month when classroom teachers are thinking about their plans for the new school year. One important decision is which books will be read aloud to students. There have been many Twitte...
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Seven ways schools kill the love of reading in kids — and 4 principles to help restore it

Seven ways schools kill the love of reading in kids — and 4 principles to help restore it | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Some of the standard reading exercises in school are boredom-inducers.

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Give them a choice and let them decide what they want to read. It is a personal choice after all. Encourage reading for pleasure by providing as wider selection as possible in your school library.

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The 5 Common Elements of Good Storytelling

The 5 Common Elements of Good Storytelling | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it

Everything can be a story -- you've just got to tell it.


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Not really reading but story telling is part of this. A very interesting article and I would really like to go and hear this man tell his stories. 

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Why Geocaching Is The Perfect Sport for Readers - BOOK RIOT

Why Geocaching Is The Perfect Sport for Readers - BOOK RIOT | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
“ Geocaching may just be the perfect sport for readers of all ages.”
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21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills

21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Close reading is a hot topic that's just getting hotter! Here are 21 anchor charts, bulletin board ideas and other resources that you can bring into your classroom to turn your readers into eve...

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I like this too! Some really useful ideas. 

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Linda Denty's curator insight, September 22, 6:18 PM

These are awesome.  Thanks to WeAreTeachers.

SLS Guernsey's curator insight, September 23, 1:12 PM

Always nice to be reminded!

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10 research-based tips for reading with your child | Teacher's Notebook Blog

10 research-based tips for reading with your child | Teacher's Notebook Blog | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it

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Always good to see a reminder.
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Anita Vance's curator insight, September 20, 10:08 AM

A blog and info to share with your parents and caregivers. 

SLS Guernsey's curator insight, September 21, 4:03 AM

Reading is so important!

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Why Kids Need to Read Non-Fiction Books - Imagination Soup

Why Kids Need to Read Non-Fiction Books - Imagination Soup | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Kids (and adults) usually gravitate towards fiction or non-fiction. But it's important to read and develop skills with both. So whether or not you have a non-fiction fan at your house or not, see if your kids would be interested in any one of these books that I'm recommending to you today.

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I love this list of books! Will be sharing it. 

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Anita Vance's curator insight, August 6, 1:15 PM

Here is a nice mix of titles and reasons to share nonfiction,overall.  Thank you to Melissa Taylor for building a nice starting point.

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100 novels everyone should read - Telegraph

100 novels everyone should read - Telegraph | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
The best novels of all time from Tolkien to Proust and Middlemarch

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Now here is a reading list. I think I have some reading to do...

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Middle School Student-Parent Book Club - A Recipe for Success by Ann Hagedorn

Middle School Student-Parent Book Club - A Recipe for Success by Ann Hagedorn | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it

Ann Hagedorn writes: "When you say parents, middle school students, books, and reading some believe that it equals a recipe for disaster. Well, a few years ago a co-worker and I decided to try out this recipe- we created what we called a parent-child book club (still hate the name, but we couldn’t come up with anything better)."


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Love this idea! 

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Mary Clark's curator insight, June 25, 1:10 PM

I've thought about doing this for years, since parents seem to be reading so many young adult books now. I doubt I'll have time, but thought I'd share this for anyone more ambitious than I.

GwynethJones's curator insight, June 27, 8:46 AM

I feel the same way, Mary! But it's brilliant!

Mark Hoffman's curator insight, June 27, 11:08 AM

Great idea.

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Kids Don't Read Books Because Parents Don't Read Books

Kids Don't Read Books Because Parents Don't Read Books | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
There is a cultural narrative about how electronic devices are pulling children away from books. When I meet with other university professors they often tell me that the students don’t read anymore because their eyeballs are glued to their phones. Technophobes think we are raising a generation that doesn’t understand [...]

Via Anne McLean
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An interesting article about the power of parent reading. Not only to  and with their but reading themselves. Being a good role model includes demonstrating reading for please. 

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Dorothy Miller's curator insight, September 8, 10:22 AM

I agree with your observation.   When parents and older siblings sit at the dinner table and can't put their electronic devices down to engage in conversation, there is a great possibility that the small child will not be observed reading a book.  I have had parents bring me their students print books because "They don't use them anymore.  They have a ___ to play electronic games and read e-books.  Our teachers are demanding that our school pay for subscription e-books so the children can read them at home.  Some of these subscription sites read the book to the child on the electronic device.  Where is the enjoyment of sitting with a loved grown-up and reading a new or favorite book together?  These children will not have those precious memories.  "Reading aloud is the single most important activity for building the knowledge required for eventual success in reading."

(State of Black CT Alliance-2009)

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Unpretentious Librarian: 25 Books Challenge Reading Incentive

Unpretentious Librarian: 25 Books Challenge Reading Incentive | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
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Best Storytelling Quotes from Famous Writers

A collection of 16 Storytelling quotes from succesful writers such as Leo Tolstoy, Robert McKee, Alan Moore and Lewis Caroll. Enjoy! http://storytellingcardg...

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A lovely collection of quotes from storytellers. Enjoy! 

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, May 9, 12:24 PM

Here's a group of quotes about storytelling, most of which I hadn't seen before. Yeah! More to add to my collection.


Have fun this Friday reviewing these quotes, and add them to your presentation file.


This review was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling at www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it 

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World Book Day

World Book Day | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it

A Guide to great story telling. Advice from many well know authors. 

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This looks really useful, check it out. 

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From screen to page: Using pop-culture to encourage reading - Innovate My School

From screen to page: Using pop-culture to encourage reading - Innovate My School | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
A recent report on the reading habit of the nation’s children has revealed that British kids aren’t adequately challenging themselves with books. While some might see children’s affinity for movies and videogames has a distraction from reading, James Bell of Renaissance Learning is convinced that teachers, librarians and parents can use this passion to get kids onto the page.
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Some nice ideas on encouraging reading for pleasure. 

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, April 14, 11:30 AM

Yes to finding ways to encourage reading and tying it into movies and or culture.

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32 Reading Websites

32 Reading Websites | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
These cover elementary school through high school (sites like Open Library and Gutenberg Press where students can get free copies of books they need for class): Read Stories Aesop Fables—no ads Aes...

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Love this, such a good list. 

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Life-long learning habits begin with early literacy - Bellingham Herald

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Early literacy is very important

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Three Options for Independent Reading on the iPad - Primary Preoccupation

Three Options for Independent Reading on the iPad - Primary Preoccupation | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Primary teachers (and in fact all teachers) are always on the look out for quality reading options for their students.  This is true for digital format books as well as more traditional book forms. When my six and seven-year old students read independently on their iPads, I want to offer them good options as well. Fortunately, I have found three worthwhile options for my six and seven year olds.

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Some really useful tips on using your iPad in a classroom setting that will help you inspire reading for pleasure. Thanks for sharing John! 

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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, October 11, 1:03 PM

Something for you to share with the teachers!

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An Insider Look Into The Brain of Struggling Readers (Poster) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

An Insider Look Into The Brain of Struggling Readers (Poster) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it

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This is a really interesting and useful infographic. Thanks for sharing, Anna. 

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The best young adult books of 2014 - Telegraph

The best young adult books of 2014 - Telegraph | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
The must-read young adult fiction (YA) and best teen books released in 2014 so far. Updated weekly k
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I know what I will be ordering today. Any other suggestions would be good. 

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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, August 14, 8:53 AM

Looking for something to read. Try this list. 

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THE NATIONAL CHILDREN'S BOOK AND LITERACY ALLIANCE: Helping Your Kids Find the Right Books

THE NATIONAL CHILDREN'S BOOK AND LITERACY ALLIANCE: Helping Your Kids Find the Right Books | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
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Some great recommendations to help fine the right book. 

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Great Summer Reading List for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Summer Reading List for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it

"Looking for some good titles to read this summer? The resources below will probably be of some help. These are collections of books curated with teachers and educators in mind. They span a plethora of education-related themes and topics and some of them also touch on the area of personal development and motivation. Sift through the titles and see if there is anything worth your reading time which I am pretty sure there are many. Enjoy."


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Something for the teachers this time! 

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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, July 4, 5:05 PM

Something for the teachers this summer.

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The most significant thing we could do to reduce poverty? Read.

The most significant thing we could do to reduce poverty? Read. | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Putting 500 books into a young child’s home has the same impact on educational success as having two parents with master’s degrees. That’s according to a 20-year, 27-nation study by

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Darren Shan's top tips for getting reluctant readers back into reading

Darren Shan's top tips for getting reluctant readers back into reading | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Are you or do you know a teenager who has stopped reading? Darren Shan has some great advice for enjoying (rather than enduring) it again, and shares some of the best books to rock your world!
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Thanks Darren Shan! 

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Novel Finding: Reading Literary Fiction Improves Empathy

Novel Finding: Reading Literary Fiction Improves Empathy | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
The types of books we read may affect how we relate to others
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Teaching children empathy? Get them to read fiction. More reasons to ensure that all those children who prefer non-fiction are encouraged to read fiction. 

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How to Raise a Reader

How to Raise a Reader | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Advice from Common Sense Media editors. 10 tips for getting your kids hooked on books -- ebooks or the paper kind.

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Anita Vance's curator insight, May 17, 8:14 AM

Advice to share at the beginning of the Summer Reading Season - family centered hints, with genre and author examples for starters.

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Let libraries lend ebooks | CILIP

Let libraries lend ebooks | CILIP | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
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Most people don't know why libraries don't loan ebooks. Here is an explanation of all the problems. It's not that we don't want to its that we can't! 

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