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5 Meaningful Ways to Support Dual Language Learners at Storytime

Rollins Staff October 18, 2019

Children exposed to intentional storybook read alouds benefit from learning about written syntax and vocabulary, develop concepts of print and phonological awareness, and build their comprehension skills (National Early Literacy Panel 2008).  However, listening to…

teacher leading storytime with pre-k children
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5 Quick Tips to Elevate Story Time with Preschool & Pre-K Children

Rollins Staff June 24, 2019

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss clearly knew a thing or two about the importance…

teachers making classroom lesson plan
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How to Build an Entire Lesson Plan Around a Storybook

Rollins Staff May 15, 2019

I always had a love-hate relationship with writing lesson plans. Sitting down to plan is a time to get your creative juices flowing, to be intentional about the needs of each child in your classroom,…

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“Haven’t We Read This Before?” Why Multiple Read Alouds are Key to Building Children’s Language

Rollins Staff May 12, 2019

Once upon a time.. and another time… and another time. Haven’t you ever noticed how kids love reading the same book over and over again? The familiar rhythm of the words and pictures on a…

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Learn a New Teaching Strategy in the New Year!

Rollins Staff January 14, 2019

Every time you read with an infant or toddler you promote language development and critical thinking skills. Featured Resources: Books for Everyone! Multicultural Booklist for Infants and Toddlers! Check out this list of great multicultural…

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Build World Knowledge With REAL Time

Rollins Staff September 19, 2018

REAL Time is pairing a non-fiction book or resource with a storybook you are reading in order to build world knowledge. This month we’re sharing the latest updates from the Cox Campus including our favorite…