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7 Ways for Grandparents to Support Literacy

By:  
Tracy Donohue

Posted on: April 7, 2016
Grandparents can be involved in the reading development of their grandchildren. Explore ways for grandparents to make a difference in this way.

Teacher librarian helping student

Supporting the Power to Choose Reading

By:  
Kate Lechtenberg

Posted on: April 4, 2016
When it comes to children making reading choices, teacher librarians are poised to help families make these decisions.

Dialogic Reading: Part 2

By:  
Tracy Donohue

Posted on: March 31, 2016
How to help your child focus on important reading skills while discussing a text using the CROWD strategy.

Dialogic Reading for Families: Part 1

By:  
Tracy Donohue

Posted on: March 24, 2016
Use of the PEER strategy during read alouds to help children build vocabulary and make connections.

Mother and child hiking

6 Spring Break Literacy Activities for Families

By:  
Tracy Donohue

Posted on: March 10, 2016
Spring break does not have to mean a complete break from reading for students. Keep them engaged with reading throughout the break with these tips.

Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten Reading?

By:  
Tracy Donohue

Posted on: March 3, 2016
Consult a checklist of skills and suggested reading practices that will help set up your child for reading success during the school year.

FanFiction at the Library

By:  
Andrew Frisbie

Posted on: March 1, 2016
A librarian shares a story of helping a young visitor find a literacy-based outlet for her love of fanfiction.

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