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Review: Reading in the Wild: The Book Whisperer’s Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits

Review: Reading in the Wild: The Book Whisperer’s Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits

Reading in the Wild: The Book Whisperer's Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits
Reading in the Wild: The Book Whisperer’s Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits by Donalyn Miller
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

In “Reading in the Wild,” Donalyn Miller provides tried and tested advice for helping teachers inspire “wild” reading in their students. Wild reading is a habit of independent reading, a lifestyle of reading, and ideally lifelong reading. Miller seems to have read…

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Review: David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

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Review: Hop on Pop


Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

My father read this to me when I was little. I…

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Review: The Magic Ukulele


The Magic Ukulele by Dr. Carolan

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is a great little book that…

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Learning Culture Through Music (JALT 2013)

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We discuss materials and techniques that promote language acquisition and…

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Every Day I Have the Blues

Every day, everyday I have the blues
Every day, everyday I have the blues
When you see me worry baby,
It’s you I hate to lose.

Nobody loves me. Nobody seems to care.
Nobody loves me. Nobody seems to care.
Got bad luck and trouble baby
You know I’ve had my…

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Kickstart a Reading Habit

5-Minute Drill ERWC2Here is iteration 3.0 of my classroom research dealing with the 5-minute drill…

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The Proof of Story

Story Proof by Kendall Haven

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“Story Proof is a great book, deserving to be…

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Review: The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child


The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child by Donalyn Miller

My rating: 4 of 5…

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