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Susie Harder sits on the grass talking in a microphone while children sit around her in a circle.

This Student Book Project Gives Kids a Voice While Helping Them Cope


Topics: literacy

Third-grader Livo Lometti remembers the day his class started writing a book. His teacher, Sandra Hammond, introduced her students at Western Sierra Charter Schools in Fresno, California, to her friend Susie…


a boy sitting in a library reading a book

A Book Club Even Struggling Readers Love


Topics: literacy

Hue-An Wren’s fifth-grade student didn’t appear to be a likely candidate for a book club. He was an English language learner and a struggling reader on an independent education plan (IEP).  



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6 Tools To Spark a Love of Reading


Topics: literacy

There are dozens of digital tools that are transforming reading  — and we’re not just talking about e-readers and tablets. Innovation in literacy-focused edtech goes far beyond the format — whether it’s a physical book, a comic book, an ebook or audiobook — and focuses on enriching the…