7 simple ideas to encourage reading throughout the holidays

7 simple ideas to encourage reading throughout the holidays

What do you do if reading is the last thing on your children's mind over the summer holiday? So, the summer holidays are almost upon us. We’ve endured (of course I mean ‘enjoyed’) the school play; stood for hours through sports’ day longing for a cup of tea and a...

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6 simple strategies to create super spellers

6 simple strategies to create super spellers

Help your kids ace their next spelling test with these simple ideas. So this weekend saw my son bring home his 30th spelling test of the year – or it felt like that anyway. He’s a pretty good speller and generally learns them just by writing them out which is quite a...

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6 simple strategies to engage reluctant readers

6 simple strategies to engage reluctant readers

If you're a teacher, school librarian or parent to a reluctant reader then try out some of these ideas to get your kids reading! A few little tricks I have learnt over the past few years, particularly for engaging teenage boys. Teachers and parents alike often feel...

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I’m an English teacher and parent to two lovely boys – each of these factors has provided me with lots of opportunities to promote reading and engage reluctant readers, which I am thrilled to now be passing on and sharing with you. I really hope you find this helpful and that get kids reading will inspire you with new ways to help your child towards enjoying books and enjoying success.

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