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  • Beginning reading books

    What are beginning reading books? Does your child know his/her alphabet out of order and the sounds each letter makes? Children are ready to read at different ages. Some are ready at 3 (but not most) and others still...
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    • Why reading books to young children alone won't help improve their reading skills

      I shared this on Edutopia's parent involvement blog and had to share here. We need to provide our parents with more.   Parent involvement is the number one predictor of early literacy success and future academic...
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      • Kindergarten assistants?

        I teach kindergarten.  School starts next week and as of right now, I do not have an assistant.  One of my collegues in kindergarten is only getting a part time assistant for the year.  Is there a law t...
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        • Kindergarten Tips

          I am going to be a first year Kindergarten teacher.  I need some tips on classroom management and creating a positive/encouraging environment.  HELP!!  Any other tips that you want to just throw out the...
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          • Why do parents still buy 'My Baby Can Read' videos?

            Teachers out there please help me. My Baby Can Read has been discredited on National television by leading reading experts. The analysis of the program shares that you can do more good for your child by simply exposin...
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            Why do parents still buy 'My Baby Can Read' videos?

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            • Help your child avoid summer learning loss

              The dog days of summer are finally here! It is even starting to feel a lot like summer outside.   I just recently washed and put the winter jackets away. It won’t get below 50 during the summer in Chicago...
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              Help your child avoid summer learning loss

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              • Beginning Reading Skills

                Early exposure to reading comprehension questions and story details will help strengthen your student's ability to process what they read. They will become better readers as they continue to connect what they read to ...
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                • New research on how we learn

                    Do we learn more by exposure to the big picture or the parts?   The new research supporting the answer might surprise you. According, to the latest research from (AERA) The American Educational Research...
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                  • Welcome To Kindergarten!

                    Yikes! I was more than a little surprised to find there was no kindergarten group here to tap into for resources. Let's get some ideas together and share them. I am far from an expert as the learning curve is still cl...
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                    • iPod Use in Kindergarten

                      Our school has received a Verizon Thinkfinity grant and will be purchasing 20 iPod Touches for use by the whole school. That means 28 classrooms and many more specialists will be vying for the opportunity to use them ...
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                      • Children need early exposure to literacy: AERA research

                        The AERA conference was held this week in New Orleans. One hot study discussed in Education Week today shared statistially significant findings available this week here that strong reading skills by third grade predic...
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                        • Help your child learn to read with memorable connections

                              Your child should be attempting to sound out the beginning and endings of words in the Stepping Stones Together Program with assistance The beginning reading process will have its share of bumps along...
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                          Help your child learn to read with memorable connections

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                          • Help your child learn to read- 10 beginning reading strategies

                            It is a priceless opportunity to help your child learn to read. The process takes patience- most days.    Then you’ll have those ah-ha moments, you hear teachers talk about, where your child happily makes...
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                            • Are we too busy to help our children understand?

                              I am guilty of rushing through story time in bed X3 with each of my 3 children. The routine of putting kids to bed can sometimes feel like that last 3.2 miles of a marathon. You are past exhausted and just need to mak...
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                              • When to introduce phonics in reading instruction

                                Providing phonics support to your child Do I have to teach phonics? In order for a child to read they must acquire a combination of skills. Reading comprehension- The most important and first reading lesson a child ...
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                                • Schooling and Admission Doldrums: Child's Education - A Mysterious Affair (India in Perspective)

                                  Indian School level education is embraced worldwide. Indian school students in general can effortlessly outperform and surpass their foreign counterparts (nearly all countries worldwide) in any subject especially in M...
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                                  Schooling and Admission Doldrums: Child's Education - A Mysterious Affair (India in Perspective)

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                                  • Free one minute reading tips!

                                    How do you help increase your child’s vocabulary? While reading: Research indicates that children with well developed vocabulary skills learn more words indirectly from reading and discussing than through direc...
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                                    • Teaching the abc's

                                      How do you teach the abc’s? Sing It- The abc song is infectious. Put a new beat on an old favorite to get your child laughing and engaged. Have your child help you come up with a new tune to the old favorit...
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                                      • Holding your child back due to a summer birthday?

                                        Does your child have a summer birthday?   Thinking of holding your child back next year? If your child has a summer birthdays you might be thinking about him/her repeating a year of Pre-Kindergarten around this...
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                                        • parent night

                                          Does anyone have any ideas for themes or activities for hosting parent nights at school?
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