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Need a Getaway?

The days are still short, the weather isn’t great, and we’re all starting to get a little restless. Sounds dour, but we think it’s actually the perfect time for a little mindset recharge and…

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Celebrate the Season

Now that it's officially December, we're dreaming up ways to celebrate the season. Our celebrations are likely to look a little different this year (so goes the story of 2020), but that doesn't…

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Fiction and Empathy

Did you know that engaging with fictional stories is not only important, but also necessary work? Even seemingly silly stories with anthropomorphized characters aid students' emotional and social…

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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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Jingle Books!

Getting your students and staff interested and excited about listening is often down to their first introduction to audiobooks. First impressions matter, and finding a title that grabs your…

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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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Fly Away with a Great Story

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

You may think that aviophobia (fear of flying) is exclusively an adult thing, but the National Institute of Mental Health reports that up to 25% of…

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Reengaging Reluctant Readers

First impressions matter, and unfortunately, many students' first encounters with reading are not the best. Teachers have to be creative to reintroduce these readers to the task and strike a…

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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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Book Nooks

** This guest post was written by blog contributor, Jenny Holt.

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