Check out free ebooks from Story Share

We help generate and then distribute new stories aimed at older students who read below grade level, specifically ensuring that the content is interesting at their age, and readable at their level. To do so, we are building the Story Shares Hub to bring together authors, readers, and educators. For authors, the Hub provides a […]

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Tech tools for struggling readers and writers

Dr. Brian Friedlander discusses the top tech tools for kids who struggle to read and write. From voice dictation to word suggestion and more, this podcast talks about the practical tools that will help kids empower themselves to learn. Source: Top Tech Tools for Kids Who Struggle to Read and Write What are some of your […]

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Using podcasts to get students to read more

Two years ago, I was practically begging a student to read a novel in my high-school English class. This isn’t an unusual problem. The girl, who’s a relatively bright, college-bound athlete, told me that she “just gets too distracted after five minutes” of reading. When she promised that she would listen to the audiobook of […]

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Do Students Lose Depth in Digital Reading? | The Digital Reader

Do students learn as much when they read digitally as they do in print? For both parents and teachers, knowing whether computer-based media are improving or compromising education is a question of concern. With the surge in popularity of e-books, online learning and open educational resources, investigators have been trying to determine whether students do […]

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#WmChamberlain: What If? Reading Journals

If this is really what we believe, perhaps it is time for us to re-examine book journaling. I have read the stories of kids ‘hating’ reading because they have to record what they are reading and when they are reading it (book logs). I totally understand how when a ‘want to’ becomes a ‘have to’ […]

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The Imagination of the Child – The Acorn School

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I want children to read literature that is conducive to their age and leave those mystical and frightening texts for when they can discern reality, and when they have first learned to love beauty. Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games, and Terry Pratchett, to mention only a few of […]

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