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Preventing Summer Reading Lag in Struggling Readers

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, May 11, 2012 - 6:54am

Guest blogger Charity Kinneer, a high school reading and literature teacher for the Cherokee County School District, offers these tips on how to keep students reading this summer. Research consistently shows that...

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Library Card Sign-up Month

Heather Neal - Monday, September 10, 2012 - 10:20am

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. It’s a time when the American Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that the most important school supply of all is your library - your library...

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Library Card Sign-up Month: How To

Heather Neal - Monday, September 10, 2012 - 10:26am

Participating in Library Card Sign-up Month with the Georgia Library Service during September? Be Prepared If you’re heading out to get your library card this month, then be prepared. If you’ve never had one before,...

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Inspiring Middle School Literacy

Heather Neal - Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 7:03am

Anyone who has worked in Education for any length of time, volunteers at an afterschool program, or owns their own child knows that getting kids to read can be challenging. According to the National Center for...

Effective Strategies for the Struggling Reader

Charity Kinneer - Monday, April 8, 2013 - 5:05am

I teach high school reading and throughout the school year I read at least two (if not more) novels as a whole class. I personally feel like one of the most effective reading strategies for a struggling reader is to...

A look at the books we're reading for Back to School.

7 Books to Get Ready for School

Heather Neal - Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 6:45am

Whether we’re ready for summer to be over or not, the school year is starting. A half dozen districts or so around the state are already back today. More start tomorrow and by the end of next week, summer is at an end...

37 Must Read Books for Creative People

Jessica Forkel - Monday, July 14, 2014 - 10:57am

Are you looking for a new book to take with you on vacation? Maybe you are using your summer to catch up on all the books on your "must read" list?  Buzzfeed put together a list of 37 books every creative person needs...

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