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Celebrating Literacy!

January is a big month for literacy awareness. All month long, we celebrate National Book Blitz Month. If you’re like me, your reaction to this was similar to: Great! What’s that? After some digging, I learned that NBB was created … Continue reading

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Helping Nonverbal Children Speak

iPads have created a buzz among families raising a child with autism. A child who is unable to speak can only express his needs and wants through behavior.  For example, a child could take a parent’s hand and walk him … Continue reading

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How Are You Celebrating Read Across America?

Which American writer has had the greatest impact on children’s literature?  His birthday, March 2nd, is the date that is annually designated as Read Across America day.  Yes, you’re right – it is Dr. Seuss! As we began planning Dr. … Continue reading

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Why Reading To Your Child So Important

Do you think reading is fun?  I do!  Growing up I was not the athlete, but I definitely was the reader.  Whenever I had the opportunity you would see me sitting in an overstuffed chair reading a book. One of … Continue reading

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Read Across America & the Importance of Reading

Mayor Joe Sinnott, lifelong resident of Erie, made a visit to the Elizabeth Lee Black School today. He joins 40+ other community members who have come to our school this week as volunteer readers to our students. We are so … Continue reading

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