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Preventing Summer Reading Lag in Struggling Readers

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, May 11, 2012 - 6:54am

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 consistently shows that...

What's Your Favorite Summer Read?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 5:27am

Guest blogger Charity Kinneer teaches high school reading and literature. Normally she comes up with creative ways to entice students to read over the summer. In this blog post, she ponders and shares her favorite...

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Blanket Forts for Summer Fun

Heather Neal - Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 6:10am

A rainy day across the state is a great time to break out the blanket fort. An iconic staple of childhood, the blanket fort is the ideal combination of fun, creativity, and comfort. It’s also a fantastic way to get...

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Heather Neal - Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 11:22am

Summer reading is vitally important to retention. It’s probably the easiest way to be sure your child is retaining the fundamentals of the past year. Even my little guy is picking up on words, reading and spelling a...

What are Your Kids Reading This Summer?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 9:47am

Earlier this week we started GPB Book Camp. It’s our new series from producer Ellen Reinhardt about the great books elementary and middle school kids should read this summer. Summertime is the perfect time for reading...

A look at the books we're reading for Back to School.

7 Books to Get Ready for School

Heather Neal - Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 6:45am

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, summer is at an end...

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