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Librarian with two children reading

Positive Reading Reinforcement

By:  
Andrew Frisbie

Posted on: May 31, 2016
To develop enthusiasm for and a habit of reading, parents and teachers need to model being a reader, read to their children or students, and encourage reading for different purposes.

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.

10 Reading Tips for Families

By:  
Tracy Donohue

Posted on: February 12, 2016
Support young readers at home by providing choices, letting your child see you read, and ask your child questions about what they are reading.