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Something Seriously Silly for the Whole Family

Bunnies and elephants and pigeons, oh my!  The High Museum of Art has something seriously silly coming to Atlanta starting May 23 through January 2016. They will be highlighting the work of Mo...

May 20, 2015

The Importance of Building a Strong Vocabulary at an Early Age

Guest blogger Frances Kweller of Kweller Prep, offers this post on building a child's vocabulary as early as possible is vital. It is never too early for a person to begin building and...

September 23, 2014

37 Must Read Books for Creative People

Are you looking for a new book to take with you on vacation? Maybe you are using your summer to catch up on all the books on your "must read" list?  Buzzfeed put together a list of 37 books every...

July 14, 2014

7 Books to Get Ready for School

Whether we’re ready for summer to be over or not, the school year is starting. A half dozen districts or so around the state are already back today. More start tomorrow and by the end of next week...

August 1, 2013

Effective Strategies for the Struggling Reader

I teach high school reading and throughout the school year I read at least two (if not more) novels as a whole class. I personally feel like one of the most effective reading strategies for a...

April 8, 2013

Inspiring Middle School Literacy

Anyone who has worked in Education for any length of time, volunteers at an afterschool program, or owns their own child knows that getting kids to read can be challenging. According to the National...

March 19, 2013

Library Card Sign-up Month: How To

Participating in Library Card Sign-up Month with the Georgia Library Service during September? Be Prepared If you’re heading out to get your library card this month, then be prepared. If you’ve...

September 10, 2012

Library Card Sign-up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. It’s a time when the American Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that the most important school supply of all is your...

September 10, 2012

Preventing Summer Reading Lag in Struggling Readers

Guest blogger Charity Kinneer, a high school reading and literature teacher for the Cherokee County School District, offers these tips on how to keep students reading this summer. Research...

May 11, 2012