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“quality interactions involving words — the use of shared symbols (“Look, a dog!”); rituals (“Want a bottle after your bath?”); and “conversational fluency (“Yes, that is a bus!”) — were a far better predictor of language skills at age 3 … Continue reading

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from the Sept. 2014 issue of Educational Leadership: http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/sept14/vol72/num01/EL-Takeaways.aspx

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I kindof like diagramming sentences myself. A Picture Of Language: The Fading Art Of Diagramming Sentences : NPR Ed : NPR

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Living a literary life

In order to be really good as a librarian, everything counts toward your work, every play you go see, every concert you hear, every trip you take, everything you read, everything you know. I don’t know of another occupation like … Continue reading

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“In order for children to learn, they need to be able to pay attention. In order to pay attention, we need to let them move.” The REAL reason by children fidget

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The treasure of a school library

In addition to providing rich reading and research resources, your libraries serve as a place of discovery, a sanctuary from lunchroom bullies, a warehouse of data facts for math teachers, a refuge from the misinformation tsunami, and other immeasurable respites … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why You Need Take Your Kids To The Library “When we read to aloud to kids, we send them this message: You are important. This time is for you.” 5 Reasons Why You Need Take Your Kids To … Continue reading

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Things to Remember

ourtimeorg: Here’s some life advice for you from Bill Nye, the Science Guy.

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Often when I mention poetry during a workshop, at least one teacher laments, “I would love to do more poetry with students, but there’s so much else to teach in my curriculum!” What I try to encourage (and I’m often … Continue reading

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“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be very intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” Happy Birthday Albert Einstein! brainpickings.org

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