Tag Archives: Echo Reading

18 May

This is the time of endings and new beginnings!  Unless you’re teaching year-around, the count down begins. After you’ve had time to relax and rejuvenate, do a little summative, on your own, end of term evaluation. Did you get the results you wanted? What would you do differently? Then take a break! This summer, make time for learning fun! Field trips Arts and crafts Science experiments Thematic projects Exercise Read widely as a family, and self-choice Family literature classics Library…..

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27 Apr

Just say no to flat, expressionless, boring reading. Say yes to smooth, correctly phrased, lilting lyrical reading! Where do you start? Read to your tummy. No kidding! Next comes lap reading, then keep reading with your child long after that. This is the first step toward building fluency. By modeling your love of reading, children hear the lilt in your voice, see your expression and experience the joy of language. I always encourage family reading time, as well as bedtime…..

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