Reading with Mrs. Delaney

Read. Reflect. Repeat.

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." -Benjamin Franklin

For as long as I can remember, I've been a lover of reading and writing. I can recall being a little girl "playing school" with my dolls and stuffed animals and gathering them all together for circle time on the carpet. While most children our age were playing tag, my friends and I were swapping books for fifty cents.

The importance of literacy was instilled in me at an early age, and I understand now more than ever why reading and writing are such essential skills. I am extremely passionate about literacy because I know the opportunities available to active, reflective readers and the experiences missed by those who fall short in this area.

My dedication to reading is great, but my reading philosophy is simple. Children learn to read by reading and being given opportunities to reflect on reading. Edmond Burke said it best, "Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting", and I believe that everyone deserves to read and eat well. Let's start reading!

Mrs. Delaney's Book of the Month

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Hey Parents! Get your child excited about reading and check out some of these great literary events in the Atlanta area!

Do you have a library card?

If so, see what's new at the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library! If not, now is the perfect time to stop by and sign up!

Teacher Resources

Try This: RTI Reading Support

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How to Boost Reading Comprehension: Ask-Read-Tell

Literacy Chat

Thursday, June 9th 2016 at 6-8pm

This is an online event.

Join my June Literacy Chat as we discuss ways to motivate and transform struggling readers. Please be prepared to ask at least one question and share one strategy.