Tag Archives: Literacy Related Blogs

Versatile Blogger Award

Back on July 16, 2010, I was overjoyed to find out that my blog was nominated for another award, “The Versatile Blogger.” What made it even more special was that this award was first given to Susan Dee (aka @literacydocent), … Continue reading

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Presenter Handouts from the United States Department of Education’s Reading Institute in Anaheim, 2010

I attended the United States Department of Education’s Reading Institute in Anaheim, California July 19-21, 2010. It was the first institute I attended from the United States Department of Education and it was phenomenal! I wrote a little bit about … Continue reading

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Why and How to Motivate a Reluctant Reader (2 of 2)

I think children who do not struggle with decoding the words can find reading boring for many reasons. Here are three of them: They have not found the right book. The right book would be one that interests them for … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Doing Since My Last Blog Post (2 of 3)

In May, I was installed as the president of the Orange County Reading Association. After being installed as the president, I was given several different binders. As I began going through them, I was excited, yet overwhelmed with the possibilities … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Doing Since My Last Post (1 of 3)

These past months have kept me very busy. Before going to Texas for a very special high school graduation at the end of May, I began learning how to use Google Reader so I could read other blogs on a … Continue reading

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