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Reading Aloud to Young Children Has Benefits for Behavior and Attention

Last updated: 05/14/2018

Image It’s a truism in child development that the very young learn through relationships and back-and-forth interactions, including the interactions that occur when parents read

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Early Literacy

Last updated: 05/14/2018

Early Literacy What Is Early Literacy? Early Literacy is everything that children learn about reading and writing before they can actually read and write. Reading aloud and bringin

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Summer Programs for High School Students

Last updated: 05/13/2018

Make your summer count - attend a summer program! Not only is it an exciting way to spend your summer, but you’ll get to experience life on a college campus, explore new and exci

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Star Wars Day: Great Ideas to Celebrate Star Wars Day!

Last updated: 05/13/2018

My Town Tutors is a great resource for parents & teachers. Find qualified tutors in your area today! Please Share! Tell a Star Wars Joke! We love great jokes and are always looking

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Top Summer Blogs for Parents and Teachers

Last updated: 05/13/2018

My Town Tutors is a great resource for parents & teachers. Find qualified tutors in your area today! Please Share! K-12 Tutors: Teachers are great tutors! Find one today! Check out

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Mentoring Graduation Coaches Needed for Mass. Students

Last updated: 05/13/2018

Massachusetts is considered a leader in education in the country, with the highest standardized test scores and some of the best public education institutions. However, when it com

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A Year Later, a Year Forward, a Year Up | Year Up

Last updated: 05/13/2018

Kathleen Sheehan was not about to not be a teacher. All the bureaucratic fat and lethargy she had to contend with dismayed her, but didn’t drive her from it. All the infuriating

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Reading = Student Achievement

Last updated: 05/12/2018

For nearly 30 years we have worked to strengthen early education in the U.S. by ensuring low-income student can read by the end of third grade. Our work has countered the myth that

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After-Hours Library Programs for Busy Families

Last updated: 05/12/2018

My library is situated in an extremely commercial area of Manhattan. This means our children’s department sees mostly nannies who scour the city for ways to keep young charges en

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Hate-Reads: College Admission, Testing, and the Media

Last updated: 05/12/2018

The media is chock full of trash when it comes to reporting on college admissions and especially college admission testing. There are few writers who provide the nuance and thought

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