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6 Myths About Kindergarten Literacy Instruction – Heinemann Publishing – Medium

Last updated: 06/20/2018

6 Myths About Kindergarten Literacy Instruction By Heidi Anne E. Mesmer & Marcia Invernizzi Photo: Cel Lisboa “No time for play . . . literacy instruction in kindergarten is

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Starting with a Pop-Up, a School Library Grows in Denver

Last updated: 05/25/2018

I was in a meeting with Karen Powell, principal of Montbello Career and Technical High School in Denver, CO. I had just told her about my new district-wide Diverse Books Initiative

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Teachable Concepts for Young Kids Through Cooking

Last updated: 05/25/2018

As a child, I was always drawn to conceptual stories that taught things about the real world. I often spent hours poring over Richard Scarry’s Best Word Book Ever, The Little Fam

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Celebrate Teachers – This Week and Year Round! - NCTE

Last updated: 05/16/2018

This week brings is Teacher Appreciation Week! Since 1984, the National PTA has designated time each May for communities nationwide to honor teachers for their work with children.

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Linda Rief: Keeping a Notebook Makes Me Pay Attention

Last updated: 05/15/2018

Sketch of Rye Ledges (Click to Enlarge) As I was working at my computer one day I watched a squirrel at our bird feeder, grabbed my notebook, sketched and wrote.  Bird Feeder I as

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Lee Bennett Hopkins Celebrates Eight Decades and Two New Anthologies

Last updated: 04/27/2018

April is National Poetry Month, a fitting birth month for Lee Bennett Hopkins, whose 100-plus books of poetry for children encompass his own work and that of other poets. This has

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