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What Do Reading and Flight Have in Common?

JUST THINK:  without a love of reading, your next flight might have been very delayed! Family, culture, and reading guide achievement.  On this plaque is the inscription of wise and encouraging words from the father of two young brothers named Orville and Wilbur.  Buckaroo returned to his Ohio roots this past week.  It's always nice …

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Q: If Juvenile Offenders Learn to Read Can Juvenile Crime Be Prevented?

  Answer:  YES. Learn to read and many juvenile offenders can reach a turning point.  How many of us think about the number of juveniles incarcerated in detainee facilities?  Recidivism rates among juveniles is very high.  For many, it is a revolving door.  What happens to them after they reach the age of 18?  Many return …

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The 5 Words Parents don't want to hear about their Child's Reading Skills

  Reading skills start young and last a lifetime. There are many challenges for parents as you raise your children.  The rules of the game seem to change every day making it even more challenging to keep up.  All parents want first, is that their children are healthy, happy, and safe.  After that however, there …

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PARENT READING TIPS: Why Doesn’t My Child Want to Read?

“In the pages of a book anyone can be a great explorer or become their dream.  The power of education and daydreaming creates the innovators of the future.”—Archer Sierra Reading and your child's interest in reading was on my local news last evening. http://www.kpho.com/story/28202822/kids-need-to-read-provides-books-to-disadvantaged-arizona-school-kids I can’t tell you how many times, as a Reading Specialist, …

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Build Self-Esteem with a Positive Environment?

Build self-esteem and create a positive environment through consistency. Consistency is imperative as children grow and learn!  For kids, inconsistency creates anxiety.  Consistency is a key learning tool for your child.  Consistency offers a positive environment for building self-confidence.  Self-confidence builds self-esteem.  When children don’t know what is going to happen next or how their …

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You Better Read this or Else! Stop Bullying

Why do children bully?      Fact:  “Bullying is aggressive behavior that is intentional, hurtful, physical and psychological, threatening and persistent/repeated, and imbalance of power and dominance.” Facts About Bullying Before you can stop something you have to know what bullying looks like! hitting, slapping, elbowing, slamming someone with your shoulder, tripping, pushing Hurtful or …

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Building Self Esteem for Students That are Homeschooled

CAN WE GET ALONG and RISE ABOVE THE BUMPS and BULLIES! Building Self Esteem for students that are Homeschooled Is self-esteem defined differently for a home schooled child?  The answer is no.  We all desire to have   success in the many relationships we will encounter in our life journey… relationships with self, siblings, parents, other …

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Self Esteem: Family Life and You

Self esteem and family go hand-in-hand.  Today’s family and function is over-flowing with school, work, chores, technology, and more.  All of this is expected on limited time and resources.  SOUND FAMILIAR? Family life is so important to building our self-esteem, identity, value, and purpose.  It is increasingly more difficult to make quality family time together.  …

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Your Family and Culture: We Are Family!

Family and Culture:  how much do you know about yours? For family time take a backpack and turn it into a family collage. Use photos and pictures to show: members of your family fun things you have done together as a family pictures of your countries of heritage family recipes favorite things to do, hobbies, …

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