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Communicating Clearly During COVID

Rollins Staff November 20, 2020

Face coverings, masks specifically, have certainly proven to be a challenge through the COVID pandemic.  How many times do you finish a sentence to realize you aren’t even sure what you said… because your mask…

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Eradicating Illiteracy in Our Time

Rollins Staff March 11, 2020

We can end illiteracy. Let’s give every child the power of a deep reading brain.   Join Dr. Maryanne Wolf, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, and The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading as they discuss the roles…

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Building Deep Reading Brains in a Digital World

Rollins Staff March 5, 2020

With our children so immersed in our now digital world, will learning to read be even more difficult?   Dr. Maryanne Wolf, internationally recognized scholar, author, and literacy advocate, will explore the future of deep…

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Letters 8 & 9: Reader, Come Home

Rollins Staff March 5, 2020

Building a Biliterate Brain & Reader, Come Home Letters 7 & 8 Roundtable Discussion Welcome to Letters 7 & 8 of Reader, Come Home In Letter 8, we learn Dr. Maryanne Wolf’s definition of the…

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Letter 7: Reader, Come Home

Rollins Staff February 27, 2020

The Science and Poetry in Learning (and Teaching) to Read Maryanne is back with her thoughts on the importance of Letter 7 which addresses the science of reading and how we instruct our children based…

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Letter 6: Reader, Come Home

Rollins Staff February 19, 2020

From Laps to Laptops in the First Five Years- Don’t Move Too Fast Letter 6 Roundtable Discussion Welcome to Letter 6 of Reader, Come Home Here, Maryanne implores the Reader to give small children the…

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Letter 5: Reader, Come Home

Rollins Staff February 6, 2020

The Raising of Children in a Digital Age Maryanne shares an interesting story about her experience trying to film for us in the Vatican and provides further insight into Letters 5 and 6. Letter 5…

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Letter 1: Reader, Come Home

Rollins Staff January 30, 2020

Reading, the Canary in the Mind Letter 1 Roundtable Discussion Welcome to Letter 1 of Reader, Come Home Dr. Wolf shares why it is of “utmost importance to be informed by the growing knowledge on…

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Letter 2: Reader, Come Home

Rollins Staff January 29, 2020

Under the Big Top Letter 2 Roundtable Discussion Welcome to Letter 2 of Reader, Come Home Dr. Wolf presents the complex brain activity taking place as we read – along with its functions, connections, and…

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Letter 3: Reader, Come Home

Rollins Staff January 28, 2020

Deep Reading, Is it Endangered? Maryanne welcomes us back as her Readers and gives insight into her thinking behind writing Letters 3 and 4, addressing the processes of deep reading, and what they mean for…

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Letter 4: Reader, Come Home

Rollins Staff January 27, 2020

“What Will Become of the Readers We Have Been?” Letter 4 Roundtable Discussion Welcome to Letter 4 of Reader, Come Home In this letter, Dr. Wolf references our “novelty bias,” necessary for survival, from a…

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Reader, Come Home

Rollins Staff January 13, 2020

Welcome to the Reader, Come Home Virtual Book Study Here you are joining the Atlanta Speech School, the Cox Campus, and Dr. Maryanne Wolf as we explore her newest book Reader, Come Home: The Reading…