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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.

3.37 That’s a Wrap on Season 3!

In this episode, we’re discussing how to avoid summer learning loss with your children.Summer break is a wonderful time for kids to relax, explore new activities, and enjoy some much-needed downtime. However, studies have shown that students can experience learning loss during this period, commonly known as the “summer slide.” But don’t worry! Tune in

3.36 Keep Your Child Learning All Summer!

In this episode, I’m breaking down reading levels and the different types of systems used for leveling. Tune in for a brief overview of five different methods/types of levels, how they work, and what they tell us! Books & Resources Mentioned in This Episode: If you’d like to support this podcast in a small way, you

3.35 Understanding Reading Levels

In this episode, I’m joined by Margie Figueroa. Margie is a wife, mom, and Founder and Lead Teacher of Funshine Educational Services, a small business that provides online learning opportunities including tutoring, homeschool help, and parent coaching. She has 13 years of classroom experience and 1 year of Instructional Coaching experience and she has a

3.34 5 Questions to Ask During Parent-Teacher Conferences with Margie Figueroa

In this episode, I’m joined by return guest, Emily Gibbons! She is a mom of four and an educator who loves creating, sharing, and talking about all things literacy. As a certified Orton-Gillingham educator and dyslexia specialist, she strives to provide resources that assist teachers, families, and children with all aspects of structured literacy and

3.33 All About Decodable Texts with Emily Gibbons

April is National Poetry Month, so this week I am sharing my favorite types of poems for kids: Haikus and Limericks! I love using these types of poetry with children because they are short to read and write, so they aren’t overwhelming for our growing readers. Tune in as I explain what haikus and limericks are,

3.32 Why Haikus and Limericks are My Favorite Poems for Kids!