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Excellence in Reading Program - Reading Lists 0

Excellence in Reading Program – Certificate & T-Shirt

Someone in a group I’m in mentioned the Excellence in Reading Program run by Mensa for Kids.¬† You don’t have to be a member of Mensa to participate. ūüôā¬† I really love their free printable reading lists (for K-3, 4-6, 7-8 and 9-12). There is a wonderful collection of books there. I’ll link to those below. Here is what the Excellence in Reading Program is about (from their website): To...


Are Kids Reading Less Than They Used To?

There was a really interesting article over at Edutopia last month about the worry some educators have about how technology and testing are affecting the amount of reading kids are doing.  Educators have noticed that some kids are struggling to read deeply and comprehend longer texts. Are kids reading books deeply and for pleasure? Since the invention of the printing press, there has been a plethora of reading materials available.  Granted, not...