The Grannie Annie – Historical Family Stories Written by Young People

http://www.thegrannieannie.org/ Online: Interviewing Tips, Writing Resources, Illustration Guide, 420 Published Stories, Index of Published Stories by Michael Leppert Many families have realized that a great way to learn about world history is to use their own family’s history as the center of their studies. Once they know a bit about a relative’s life, they can add to his/her experiences with general information, thus providing a...

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Inspired Reading Methods
Oct28

Inspired Reading Methods

by Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed. Very often, people will ask me how I come up with so many different ways to teach reading. I tell them when I am truly inspired I seem to come up with my best ideas.  It feels effortless. I like the word “inspire” because it implies creativity and creativity is what I strive to integrate into all my lessons. I guess the bottom line is that I feel so passionate about children becoming the successful readers...

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