November 17, 2017

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Stephen Krashen on ‘Bribes’ for Read-Alouds and Librarians on Speed Dating for Books | SLJ Feedback

Readers sound off and respond to SLJ’s editorial coverage.

This article was published in School Library Journal's April 2014 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Marvelous Math Books for PreK and Up

School Library Journal “First Steps” columnist Lisa G. Kropp suggests a wealth of whimsical math-focused titles, featuring everything from robots to toucans to poems by Edgar Allan Poe.

Bedtime Math Battles Summer Slide in Both Math and Reading | First Steps

Research shows math skills at kindergarten entry are a better predictor of school success than reading or attention span. With that in mind, Bedtime Math has partnered with libraries to battle summer slide.

This article was published in School Library Journal's March 2014 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Goal: 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten | First Steps

Children need to enter school ready to learn to read, which means they must be introduced early to a host of varied vocabulary. Sharing 1,000 books with them before kindergarten—via programs for parents and caregivers that model best reading practices—is the ideal way to do this.

This article was published in School Library Journal's January 2014 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.