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Super Series! Elementary Edition

Series are a great way to introduce listening. Students can try a bunch of different stories, genres, or narrators until they find a story that gets them hooked. Once they find a story they like,…

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Share the Love

Valentine's Day is around the corner! What better way to share your love of listening and reading than with a Valentine? Whether you're encouraging your students, colleagues, sports team, or even…

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You Should Go and Love Yourself

Coming up on the month of love, we thought it would be a good time to remind everyone to take love yourselves! Just like the safety announcements on planes tell us - we need to help ourselves…

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Inspire Creativity

**This is a guest post, written by Jenny Holt.

A survey by NASA of 1,600 children found that 98% of 4-5 year olds could actually be classified as “creative geniuses.” However by the time the…

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We Go Together: A Conversation About Pairing

Amidst all the other listening activities and ideas, pairing audiobooks with print books is a teaching technique we don't get to talk about much, here on the blog. However, as we'll hear from…

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“I Want a Good Book”: Helping Students Choose the Right Book

**Editor's Note: This post was written by Darcy Pattison, from Mims House, a publisher whose books are now available on Tales2go. This is an excerpted repost. Read more at Mims House.

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Plan Ahead: Substitute Plans

Over the course of a school year, there are bound to be a few days when your class will need a substitute teacher. Many of us consider days when we're away from our classrooms to be 'free days'…

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Fall is for Football

Football season has begun, and we're carrying concepts from the field into the classroom. So this week, we've got a line up of football titles and activities to kick off your school year. 

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Listen, You'll Write Better

We believe children need to be good listeners before they can become great readers. We also believe that listening skills lead to better writing skills - for many of the same reasons.

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Back to the Books

Getting back into the swing of school can be challenging, and we want to reduce as much start of semester stress as we can. That's why we've compiled this quick checklist of items to help ensure…

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