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What’s In a Name? Using Books About Names in the First Weeks of School

At School Literacy and Culture, we believe the best way to teach children the alphabetic principle is by using their very own names. Names are a powerful, developmentally appropriate tool for individualizing early literacy learning. Countless literacy objectives can be … Continue reading

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Children’s Books About Separation – A Must for the Beginning of the School Year!

As teachers of very young children, the first day of school for some students means the first time they’ve ever been away from their mothers.  Finding texts to support children as they process being separated from their parent/s is an … Continue reading

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