For children to become fully literate, we must provide them with books in which they see themselves.
Book time qualifies as special time that shouldn’t be interrupted.
Learning the WHY of print is essential for children to become effective, lifelong readers and writers.
When children have their own books kept on a special shelf, they learn that books are valuable treasures.
Hey! Where’s the staple regrabber!?
If the only letter we encourage our children to write is that yearly one to Santa, we’re doing literacy wrong.
There are dozens of ways to say “yes” or “no,” but they aren’t just different looking, actually they are all subtly different in meaning.
“Sign language” can be a tool to help children learn to read.
2020’s holidays and events are fodder for writers–the recorders of history.
Authors’ voices are heard and emotions are felt when we read with expression.