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Why You Shouldn’t Stress Out About the “Summer Slide”

Summer is rushing to an end and the new school year is looming on the horizon. In my experience, thi...

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Why the New Dr. Seuss Book Is Great for Kids With Learning and Attention Issues

As a grandparent, educator and longtime fan of Dr. Seuss, I was thrilled this week to get my copy of...

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Edgy Books Like “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” Can Encourage a Reluctant Reader

When kids struggle to learn to read, reading isn’t fun—it’s work! I saw this daily for over four dec...

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