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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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3.15 Helping Kids Find Their Voices Through Writing with Liz Ward

I’m often asked for more episodes about writing, helping reluctant writers, or tips and tricks for getting kids to write more. In this episode, I’m joined by Liz Ward. Liz is a writing teacher who has 12 years of experience as a brick-and-mortar teacher. She is currently a teacher librarian and teaches writing classes part-time […]

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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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3.8 5 Podcasts My 10-Year-Old is Loving Right Now

Today, we’re talking about one of my favorite topics… Podcasts! Recently, I saw a post in a parenting Facebook group looking for podcast recommendations for kids. So, I thought this was a great topic for us to dive into. Tune in to this episode as we discuss why podcasts are awesome for kids, the five […]

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The Reading Project Podcast

Welcome to The Reading Project podcast where I help you build stronger readers one episode at a time. I am Ashley – Your Reading Tutor – and my experience as an online tutor, classroom teacher, and the mother of a reluctant reader, has allowed me to bring a fun and effective approach to building stronger […]

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Episode #21 – How and Why it’s Important to Develop an Independent Reading Habit

Today, we’re going to talk about independent reading and how and WHY you should work with your child to develop this habit. You may be wondering what I even mean when I say independent reading. Independent reading is when your child is reading on their own with no assistance from you. Oftentimes, students who independently […]

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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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