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We begin the year with Mother Goose Rhymes to effortlessly give children the rhythm and sounds of the English language and to introduce them to “Just Right: I Can Read!” Little Books which they can use during “Read to Self” Time. Marie Clay’s research reminds us that “Rhymers are readers.” Using classic Mother Goose little books is a research-based approach to simultaneously build phonemic awareness, oral language fluency, reading skills, and delight!Read More
Kindergarten Book Lovers Keep Reading for Family Fun All Summer Long! Powerful kindergarten literacy gains can easily be lost over the summer, especially by our emerging readers and writers who are still building foundational literacy skills. Wise kindergarten teachers have developed strategies to continue supporting family reading fun over the summer. Invite children to recite […]Read More
A Follow-up to Kindergarten Handwriting Matters! We are delighted with the response to our first article: “Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting Matters!” on our new monthly kindergarten blog Joyful Pathways to Accelerated Literacy! This is a follow-up FAQ in response to many emails and questions.Read More