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Colorado tutor corps boosts elementary reading scores - Denver Post

Colorado tutor corps boosts elementary reading scores - Denver Post | Promising ways of teaching kids to read | Scoop.it
Colorado tutor corps boosts elementary reading scores Denver Post In the inaugural year of Colorado Reading Corps, program data showed 208 of 472 kindergarten through third-graders who did not meet state reading standards last fall read their way...
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Does what I do at home help? - ABQ Journal

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Does what I do at home help?
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It also builds motivation, curiosity, memory and gives a child a chance to practice listening, which is a critical learning skill.
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Why I Don't Read Digital Books to My Kids - Huffington Post

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Why I Don't Read Digital Books to My Kids
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This brings me to the subject of digital books for young children.
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Insight into the benefits of paper books over digital books.

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New program targets at-risk kids - Chicago Tribune

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New program targets at-risk kids
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School officials view the program as a way to help close a persistent gap between the highest- and lowest-performing students in every grade, Spatz said.
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Working on reading before children start school is crucial to learning. 

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First Day of School Reading Activities for Kindergarten by Suzanne Rose | Education Space 360

First Day of School Reading Activities for Kindergarten by Suzanne Rose | Education Space 360 | Promising ways of teaching kids to read | Scoop.it
The first day of kindergarten is an exciting day, but it is also a day to get to work.
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Superkids program a hit with parents, educators - Juneau County Star-Times

Superkids program a hit with parents, educators - Juneau County Star-Times | Promising ways of teaching kids to read | Scoop.it
Superkids program a hit with parents, educators Juneau County Star-Times The program, described by educators as a vehicle used to help students learn essential literacy elements, has already proven to be a winner with parents, teachers and students...
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‘Molly’ to help children improve their reading skills

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Man's best friend can also be a companion to children learning to read. The Stillwater Public Library will hold its second annual “Paws for Rea

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Reading with animals is a great way for kids to get over their fears of reading aloud. 

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Sharing the LeapReader "Read, Set, Read & Write! with Zoe's ...

Sharing the LeapReader "Read, Set, Read & Write! with Zoe's ... | Promising ways of teaching kids to read | Scoop.it
Ever since I received the new LeapReader from MomSelect on behalf of LeapFrog we've been very excited about reading. Just check out my daughter. She loves to.
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This seems like a very helpful tool for those learning to read.

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McDonald's hosts Family Reading Day - Sierra Vista Herald

McDonald's hosts Family Reading Day Sierra Vista Herald Dana Cole • Herald/Review Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels has a captive audience Saturday as he reads children's books for about 25 children and parents at the Benson McDonald's restaurant...
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Many communities will hold events promoting literacy. It's a good way for kids to see that literacy really is important. 

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Haslett library offers great non-fiction kid books - Lansing State Journal

Haslett library offers great non-fiction kid books - Lansing State Journal | Promising ways of teaching kids to read | Scoop.it
Haslett library offers great non-fiction kid books
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The fact that a talent like Kadir Nelson has chosen children's books as his primary medium is proof that we are truly living in a golden era of kid lit.
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Non-fiction books can help kids connect to history they may already know. 

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Reading innovation may help young readers - Phys.Org

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Reading innovation may help young readers Phys.Org The Booktrack app is expected to increase engagement in reading, comprehension, enjoyment and information retention for school students and can be adapted to operate with school texts, and played...
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Syracuse Public Library Announcements - Stacey Page Online

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Syracuse Public Library Announcements
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Young children will have a lot of fun while doing pre-reading activities. Tuesday, Nov. 12, is the date for the Children's Book Club.
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Local libraries often have activities that help kids with their reading skills.

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Kindergartners 'learning new things' through sight words - Daily Ardmoreite

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Kindergartners 'learning new things' through sight words
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By the end of kindergarten, students are expected to know a minimum of 50 sight words. In Kelly Allen's kindergarten ...
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Going mobile: Kids are increasingly using tablets, mobile devices - Montgomery Advertiser

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Going mobile: Kids are increasingly using tablets, mobile devices Montgomery Advertiser Prattville Kindergarten students Fisher Staggers, left, and Princess Coleman Rogers use tablets in the classroom as their teacher, Sadie Robbins, watches on...
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It's a good idea to incorporate the technology children are familiar with to teach them how to read. 

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New kindergarten readiness program focuses on pre-reading skills - Twin Falls Times-News

New kindergarten readiness program focuses on pre-reading skills - Twin Falls Times-News | Promising ways of teaching kids to read | Scoop.it
New kindergarten readiness program focuses on pre-reading skills Twin Falls Times-News Three workshops a year for parents and caregivers of children 5 and younger will focus on understanding developmental milestones and literacy skills and will...
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It's a great idea to teach at home as early as possible. Parents are very influential, and can help.

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