Ten Interactive Books to Engage Little Readers by Megan Overman | Nerdy Book Club

There is no denying the importance of reading to a child at a very early age, but how do we engage our little readers?  I have spent the past year reading many children’s books to my one-year-old son and the books he loves the most are the ones that get him involved! Below is a…
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Creating a Reading Culture in the Classroom by Ann Hagedorn | Nerdy Book Club

When students walk into my classroom, I want them to see that I value reading and books and that my goal is for them to do the same. There is a sign that hangs in the front of my class that states, We read every day. I have a large classroom library that spans the…
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Ten Ways to Get Reluctant Adolescent Readers Reading by Sherri K. Wilcox | Nerdy Book Club

I teach high school English, grades 9-12, on a Disciplinary Alternative Education Placement (DAEP) campus.  Talk about a tough audience!  Many of my kids arrive at our campus with huge gaps in their education from skipping school, being suspended numerous times, or being placed in In-School Suspension repeatedly.  They are in my classroom for approximately…
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Top Ten Picture Books According to Fourth Graders by Kim Haines | Nerdy Book Club

For the past two school years, I have embarked on the #classroombookaday challenge. Each and every day of the school year, my fourth grade class reads a picture book, sometimes two, and we end the year having read 180 titles together as a community. I engage in this daily practice for many reasons. Provide mentor…
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The Global Read Aloud and Literacy Curriculum – Pernille Ripp

One of the most common questions, I receive in regard to the Global Read Aloud is how, and whether, it integrates into a pre-existing literacy curriculum. Is this project merely a fun add-on or is there actual academic value in it that can be defended in case it needs to be? While there would be…
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