INSIDE: Picture Books that Inspire a Love of Nature I remember exactly where I was when I found my literary teaching inspiration. My kids and I were sitting on the couch together as I read aloud from Anne of Green Gables when we came to this section: "Mrs. Lynde says it made her ... Read More about Picture Books that Inspire a Love of Nature
INSIDE: 5 Reasons Fairy Tales are Good for Children Ancient mythology and Aesop’s Fables certainly have their rightful place of importance in literature, but fairy tales offer something a little different to a child's development. While there are some lovely fairy tale adaptations both ... Read More about 5 Reasons Fairy Tales are Good for Children
Inside: Five Great Audio Book Classics for Families Audio book narrators have a tough job. They have to communicate the words of a story in a vibrant way without going over-the-top with character voices. They attempt to engage listeners with the right amount of enunciation but in an unobtrusive ... Read More about Five Great Audio Book Classics for Families
INSIDE: What is Learning Through Literature? We are made for stories. Storytelling flows through every known culture, past and present, like a lifeline. It's a foundational way of imparting values and traditions. It’s how human beings connect deeply to the abstract. What is ... Read More about What is Learning Through Literature?
INSIDE: 50 Great Books for Kids that Every Home Should Have A book list is a complex organism. It seems like it should be easy enough: select the best books within a defined category. While defining the category might be simple, defining the word great…well, that’s another animal ... Read More about 50 Great Books for Kids That Every Home Should Have