Monthly Archives: May 2013

Early Lit Tips: Take It Outside

June is Great Outdoors Month. With that in mind, and in celebration of National Trails Day on Saturday, June 1, let’s head outside this week. Early Literacy Practice: Singing One fun way to help build your child’s pre-literacy skills is … Continue reading


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Early Lit Tips: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Spring is a great time to explore the concepts of seeds and growing things. Here are some books, rhymes and an activity that will build both early literacy skills and introduce some science concepts as well. Early Literacy Activity: Reading … Continue reading

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Literacy – More Important Than Ever

Because Literacy In All Its Forms Is More Important Than Ever Since I started this blog, I have often struggled to find a clear focus. As my professional experience grew and changed, my perspective and interests also changed. As I … Continue reading

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That Might Just Be Opportunity in Disguise

I was recently selected for a professional position that fell through after I had already resigned from my previous job. The reasons aren’t important. But the process forced me to re-evaluate my approach to librarianship and professional development. After briefly … Continue reading

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