Resources for Reading

Resources for Reading

All About Dogs: 12 Unique Facts You Probably Didn’t Know about Dogs

All About Dogs: 12 Unique Facts You Probably Didn’t Know about Dogs

Test your knowledge about dogs with us! Moving forward, we’ll be featuring two different series of blog posts that classroom teachers, homeschoolers, or parents/grandparents can take advantage of to stimulate learning and curiosity. One series will focus on fun facts about different animals identified in the chapters, while another will provide interesting or unique information about each state’s history to prompt student discussions or advance student learning. Besides serving as a free...

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Choosing a Children’s Book: The Five Finger Rule & More

Choosing a Children’s Book: The Five Finger Rule & More

With so many children’s books to choose from, how do I know which kids book options my child will enjoy? There’s really no right or wrong way to select children’s books. However, finding the right children’s book, one that grabs their attention from the beginning and motivates them to keep turning the pages, is another story. Pun intended. Choosing a Children's Book: The Five Finger Rule There are many tips and tricks you can apply or observe to ensure that the children’s book that you select...

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9 Tips for Reading Aloud to Your Kids

9 Tips for Reading Aloud to Your Kids

In my previous blog, I offered numerous reasons about how reading aloud to your kids can help shape their cognitive and emotional development. However, not every parent knows how to make the most out of the experience. I’ve compiled some of the best online tips from different sources and provided their links. Here are some tips via the New York Public Library: All reading aloud is good reading. It doesn’t matter if your kids want you to read them a comic book, magazine, fiction or nonfiction...

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7+ Reasons to Read Aloud & Why It’s So Important

7+ Reasons to Read Aloud & Why It’s So Important

Like many kid’s books, The Adventures of Mo (Mo) can be read aloud to elementary school-aged children either online or as a print on demand children’s book. While the words are large enough for anyone to read, there are still some dos and don’ts to make reading time special, more enjoyable, and productive. I discovered insightful online reading tips from ISD622 North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale-School System. Here are the highlights: Why Read Aloud When we read aloud, we do much more than...

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