Parent Engagement Institute: Storytelling
It can sometimes be a struggle to get kids interested in reading, but it’s so important, in ways we may not always think about. Reading and storytelling are vital to preserving cultural identity, developing healthy brains, and cultivating curiosity in youngsters. In the following excerpt from Mamaleh Knows Best: What Jewish Mothers Do to Raise Successful, Creative, Empathetic, Independent Children, author Marjorie Ingall offers a simple methodology for getting kids interested in storytelling and helping them find their sweet spot when it comes to reading
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Read Lead Reading Recommendations:
Middle School Scholars
Each year, Latinx middle grade titles seem much fewer in number compared to books for older and younger readers. They seem to suffer from middle child syndrome — overlooked by the edgier older sibling, the young adult novel, and the fun, visually-stunning younger sibling, the picture book. This year, however, I’ve noticed an increase in the number of middle grade novels with Latinx characters!
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