17 Ways for Kids to Learn New Vocabulary

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Fluent readers need a big vocabulary. The more words a child knows, the better reader and writer they are. (Anderson and Freebody, 1981; Graves, 1986; Stahl, 1998) (DOE, NAEP, 2011) It’s up to us as parents to help our children learn and develop a large vocabulary. The best way to learn new words is to use them, play with them, listen to them, and apply them. While it is possible to learn new words out of context, like with flashcards, … Continue reading “17 Ways for Kids to Learn New Vocabulary”

Duolingo ABC Literacy App for Ages 3 to 7

Posted on September 29, 2020Categories BusinessTags , , , ,   Leave a comment on Duolingo ABC Literacy App for Ages 3 to 7

Disclosure: This post is written in partnership with Duolingo ABC. All opinions are my own.   Parents and teachers of early readers ages 3 to 7, the free Duolingo ABC app helps children grow as readers with 300 bite-sized activities that teach the alphabet, phonics, and sight words. BUY ON THE APP STORE Yes, Duolingo ABC now has expanded to include 1st grade! (Previously, Duolingo ABC was a pre-K through Kindergarten curriculum.) What can you expect with the expanded Duolingo … Continue reading “Duolingo ABC Literacy App for Ages 3 to 7”

Sherlock Holmes Books for Kids

Posted on September 27, 2020Categories BusinessTags , , ,   Leave a comment on Sherlock Holmes Books for Kids

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle invented the world’s greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes. Since Doyle’s writing is too difficult for most kids, I’ve good, easier-to-comprehend books for kids and teens related to Sherlock Holmes plus a few other fun goodies as well… Don’t miss the brilliant middle-grade chapter book series about Sherlock’s younger sister, Enola. (Which is now a movie on Netflix!) Sherlock Holmes for Kids Sherlock Holmes in the Hound of the Baskervilles BabyLit®  by Jennifer Adams , illustrated by Alison OliverReally this board … Continue reading “Sherlock Holmes Books for Kids”

I Need Money Now: 25 Legit Ways to Get Money Today

Posted on September 26, 2020Categories BusinessTags , , ,   Leave a comment on I Need Money Now: 25 Legit Ways to Get Money Today

Everyone has a moment in life when they need to get cash fast. An unexpected expense hits and you don’t have the cash to cover it. One moment everything is fine, then suddenly you find yourself saying, “I need money now!” Even though it’s tempting to use a credit card or get a loan, that will only hurt your finances by causing debt. Instead, try to earn the money you need. There are hundreds of ways to make quick money … Continue reading “I Need Money Now: 25 Legit Ways to Get Money Today”