Stopping The “Summer Slide”

Unfortunately, for many kids, “Summer Slide” doesn’t mean not plugging a plastic device into a hose to slip around on the lawn…

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2011

MEAP Scores Rise In Math And Social Studies

A just-released study from the Michigan Educational Assessment Program finds math and social studies scores have risen, but reading scores fell.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2011

You Are What You Read

You are what you eat, but are you what you read?

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2011


Building Language For Literacy

For younger children, building the connection between sounds and letters helps build the foundations of future reading.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2011


Reading Scores On The Rise

The Program for International Student Assessment had some good and bad news for parents in the U.S. and across the globe this week.


Catch Up On Reading Over Winter Break

With the holiday recess coming up, kids will have a lot of time on their hands, time that might be best spent reading. With kids out of school for a few weeks, they should be […]


Encourage Reading For Fun

One of the biggest gaps in reading between kids at the 4th, 8th and 12th grade levels in the act of reading for fun.


Use Picture Books As A Hook

Drawing kids into reading chapter books can be difficult for readers in between the picture book state but still not ready for page after page of text.


Use 'Reading Rockets' for Recommendations

Looking for something that your child would like to read? Unsure what to suggest when your child asks what book to read next?


Before Library, Find Book Titles Online

Kids can struggle to find a book to read at a school or public library, and the time to leave can sneak up on them, leaving them without reading material to check out.





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