Parent Tips · Reading · Teaching

Things Good Readers Do: Make it a Habit

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Parent Tips · Reading · Teaching

Things Good Readers Do: Set Goals + Track their Reading

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. Happy Easter weekend! I have Good Friday and Easter Monday off this weekend, for which I am so thankful. I'm using the time to get caught… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Set Goals + Track their Reading

Parent Tips · Teaching · Uncategorized

Things Good Readers Do: Abandon Books

We've started talking in this series about the habits of good readers. Once we know what good readers do, we can start to practice them, have our little ones practice them, and help all of us become even better readers. Last post, I talked about how I teach kids how to find "just right" books.… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Abandon Books

Parent Tips · Teaching · Uncategorized

Things Good Readers Do: Find “Just Right” Books

Who's ready to learn about the habits that good readers develop? If you haven't read the series introduction, check it out so you know where we're going in this blog post and future ones. In Part 1, we're going to be focusing on the habits that good readers practice and in Part 2, we'll take… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Find “Just Right” Books

Parenting Tips · Teaching

Things Good Readers Do: Series Introduction

When I published the top reading tips from educators post last month, I was so excited to share those tips with parents and anyone who has kids in their lives. I'm still excited, because I think that post is a great start for people to know how to interact with kids and their books. But… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Series Introduction

Teaching

The Best Read-Aloud Book: The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles + Free Resources

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. This is the best book in the world.- A reluctant reader who only reads Magic Tree House books [It was] perfect and funny. I will cry.… Continue reading The Best Read-Aloud Book: The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles + Free Resources

Reading · Teaching

Class vs. Teacher Reading Challenge

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com One of the things that has been killing me about teaching online is that I can't have my class do their 15 minutes of daily independent reading at the beginning of ELA class, nor meet for one-on-one reading conferences during that time. Last year, students read independently every day and… Continue reading Class vs. Teacher Reading Challenge

Book Lists · Reading · Teaching

50 Read-aloud Suggestions for All Ages

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. Want to skip straight to the read-aloud suggestions ? Click here Or, if you'd like to go to the recommendations for a specific age group, click… Continue reading 50 Read-aloud Suggestions for All Ages