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Things Good Readers Do: Make Connections

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. In the previous post of this series, I went over the strategy of visualization and how I teach it. This strategy is part of what good… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Make Connections

Parenting Tips · Teaching

Things Good Readers Do: Visualize

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. In part 1 of this series, we went through some essential habits that good readers develop in their lives. In part 2 of this series, we're… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Visualize

Parent Tips · Reading

Things Good Readers Do: Predict and Question

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. After a few weeks' hiatus, we're back with the second part of the Things Good Readers Do series! Hopefully the timing of this post (and others)… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Predict and Question

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Things Good Readers Do: Skim and Scan

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. Here it is: Part Two of the Things Good Readers Do series! In Part 1, we talked about the habits of good readers, which, when practiced,… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Skim and Scan

Parent Tips · Reading · Teaching

Things Good Readers Do: Make it a Habit

This post contains lots of links, because I like to give you connections to helpful things! Some of those links may be 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. Why Develop The Habit | How to Develop… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Make it a Habit

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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

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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

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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

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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

Parent Tips

45 Educators Give Their Top 3 Reading Tips for Parents

Jump to Tips Picture this: It’s parent-teacher conference time. You’re sitting across from your child’s teacher (or perhaps, these days, seeing them on Zoom), and they’re telling you that your child is behind in reading. As a teacher, I know that’s disheartening for parents to hear, and perhaps the pronouncement even throws you into a… Continue reading 45 Educators Give Their Top 3 Reading Tips for Parents