Stacey Hampton

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A Wonderful App for Remotely Controlling Your Presentations

June 22, 2015 <br>Slides from de Mobo is a very good app that allows you to remotely control your presentations using your iOS or Android device. Slides …

Education Technology

Learning How to Read: 10 Ways to Help a Reluctant Reader

Tricks to encourage a kid who thinks learning how to read is too boring or hard. Excerpted from <i>Book Love: Help Your Child Grow from Reluctant to</i> …

How children learn to read

How do children really learn to read? Answering that question is Joanne Yatvin, a past president of the National Council of Teachers of English who now supervises student teachers for Portland State University. She also writes books for teachers.<p>By Joanne Yatvin<p>A few months before my fifth birthday …

8 Parenting Books That Are Worth Reading

When you’re a parent, you live and die by your daily routine. Everyday activities like preparing lunches, helping your kids get their shoes on, or …

Kids Are Never Too Old to Be Read to by Parents

As a fourth-grade teacher for 15 years, I have had many conversations with parents. But by far, the most common question I get is, "How do I get my child to enjoy reading?"<p>The answer to this question is not as elusive as many people think. The answer is simply to READ TO your child! We parents …

Hand-Built Library on Wheels Helps Retired Teacher Spread the Love of Reading

Antonio La Cava, a retired Italian schoolteacher, decided that after 42 years of teaching, he could do even more to spread the love of reading to …

Teaching

Why World Read Aloud Day is my favorite holiday

To raise awareness of the educational challenges that many children face, a non-profit organization called LitWorld has designated the first Wednesday of every March “World Read Aloud Day.”<p>It’s hard to imagine a more delightful holiday: “to celebrate the power of words and create a community of …

Spritz Has A New Technology That Might Change Reading Forever

We had no idea we had so many friends that read books, but when news broke of Boston-based software developer Spritz's new app for Samsung devices, …

Five Easy Ways to Inspire Children to Read - Press Release

BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwired - Feb 18, 2014) - In the month of March, 2014, Sylvan Learning will join the nation's parents, children and educators to …

Learn to Read, Learn to Write app review: learn through phonetics

Introduction<p>There are many ways in which a person can learn to read and write but for kids one of the most popular and successful ways is through …

A New Year's resolution you can't afford to miss -- resolve to read with your kids in 2014

It’s that time again to make your New Year’s resolutions list. We make all kinds of promises like to eat healthier, lose weight and exercise.<p>But one resolution may be missing and is worth adding to our list: reading to our young children every night and encouraging older children to read.<p>By reading …

Can reading make you smarter?

When I was eight years old, I still couldn't read. I remember my teacher Mrs Browning walking over to my desk and asking me to read a few sentences from a Dick and Jane book. She pointed to a word. "Tuh-hee," I said, trying to pronounce it. "The," she said, correcting me, and that's when it clicked …