Archive | April, 2015

Closing the Gap on Summer Learning Loss

I have many fond memories of the bell ringing¬†on the last day of school. It was a time to celebrate because for the next eight to ten weeks I was free!¬† No homework, no tests, no writing assignments and no responsibility! This is probably the thought for many children on their last day of school. […]

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The Value of Reading Aloud

Just after dinner time, when all the dishes are done, the kids have brushed their teeth and put on their pajamas, the magic of books comes alive through a new exciting adventure. Reading to our four children, ages 2-7, is a tradition that everyone in our home looks forward to. Sometimes it is a group […]

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