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4.14 Reading for Fun: Making Time for Books in Our Busy Lives

We often hear about the importance of reading for educational purposes, but reading for fun holds its own unique benefits. In this episode, I’m sharing all about the importance of reading for fun and how families, including busy caregivers, can find more time for it in their lives. Books & Resources Mentioned in This Episode: […]

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3.37 That’s a Wrap on Season 3!

It’s our season 3 finale! Wow, I can’t beleive how incredible this season has been! Tune in as we take a stroll down memory lane, get a sneak peek at what’s to come over the summer, and I’ll offer my opinion on the debate over whether kids should take the summer off or keep tutoring. […]

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3.22 20 Ways to Read and Write Beyond the Pages of a Book

I’m back with a short episode packed full of great ideas for how you can inspire your child to read and write in fun and creative ways! I’m all about creative thinking, life hacks, and finding ways to reach children that are struggling as readers and writers.  Tune in as I share 20 ways to […]

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3.19 Teach Your Students How They are Best Able to Learn with Olivia Richardson

I’m so excited to welcome Olivia Richardson to The Reading Project Podcast.  Olivia is a reading interventionist and first-year, 1st-grade teacher. After school, she uses her signature 3-step framework to help her students master phonics quickly so they can finally read their favorite books! Tune in to this episode where we’ll be discussing learningg styles […]

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3.14 Writing Books with Your Kids’ Stories

I think that all families should be making books with their children’s stories! In this episode, I’m sharing the why and the how of making books with your kids’ words, pictures, and stories. I’ll cover why this is not only super fun but also super important and exactly how you can do it! Resources Mentioned in This Episode: If […]

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3.12 Help! My Child Doesn’t Like to Read

I hear it all the time… Ashley, HELP! My child does not like to read! In this episode,  I’m sharing three pieces of advice for what you can do if your child has said that they don’t like reading. Stay tuned until the end and pay close attention to #3. I think it might surprise […]

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3.11 How to Support Skills Development in Your Everyday Routines with Melissa Wood

In this episode, I’m joined by Melissa Wood.  Melissa Wood studied elementary and early childhood education, as well as early childhood special education. She has been in the field for nearly 20 years and has a passion for child development. She finds her current role as the Early Education Director for a Supervisory Union in […]

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Episode #20 – Helping Your Child Pick a Just Right Book

Have you ever wondered how to help your child pick a book? Maybe you’re worried that the books they are picking are too hard or too easy. You’re not alone.  It’s easy to get overwhelmed when you’re standing in a bookstore or library. I get asked all the time, “How do I know if my […]

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Episode #19 – How to Raise a Reader

If you’ve been on social media recently, you’ve probably seen the hashtag #raisingreaders. Maybe, it has you wondering what exactly it means to raise a reader. Maybe, you’re also wondering how you can raise a reader, too? That’s exactly what I want to talk to you about this week.  In this episode, I’ll answer two […]

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Episode #18 – How to Keep Your Kids Reading All Summer

This past week on Facebook I saw a mom ask the following question, “Parents of readers – how do you go about keeping your kids reading all summer?” Now, I know if there is one person out there asking this question, there are likely many more wondering the same thing. In today’s episode, I’m going […]

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