Tag: reading theory

Nancy’s Book of Poems
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Nancy’s Book of Poems

You may remember Nancy, from our Sept. 18 post. She’s the little girl who wasn’t terribly keen on reading. Her mom and I discussed getting her to write about something she’s interested in. Well, Nancy and her mom took the idea and ran with it! We’re pleased to present her […]

Surround your child with books.
Reading theory Research

Surround your child with books.

Children feel excited about reading when they feel entitled to books. Our lives are full of cliques. There are the athletes. The computer geeks. The artists. When someone who is athletic walks into a sporting situation, he feels at home. That’s because he’s regularly surrounded by sports – he watches […]

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Getting Kids Reading

Welcome

Welcome to the Getting Kids Reading blog! I’m passionate about reading, and believe that kids can feel passionate about it, too – with a little help from their parents. My son has been reading since he was very young, and now, at age 7, it’s almost as natural for him […]