Monthly Archives: March 2012

March Tips For Tutors

March Tips For Tutors This month’s tips are aimed at working with English Language Learners.   I was able to access these articles through Scholastic.com, at their teacher page.  Following the excerpts from the articles I have included some additional tips. … Continue reading

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Read Aloud Book List #1

Read-Aloud Booklist and More Recently a friend suggested that I buy, The Read-Aloud Handbook, by Jim Trelease.  This is a great book for explaining why it is so important to read aloud to kids, and it also contains many lists … Continue reading

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A Good Article on Teaching Reading

I really like this article because it validates me!  This article points out the importance of being a reader in order to be able to teach reading.  So share your love of reading with your students.  If you are working … Continue reading

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February Tips

Tips for Tutors February 2012   Mini Break Activities   When you are working with children on something that is difficult for them, you should take mini breaks about every 10-15 minutes.  Practice sight words, take a mini break, read … Continue reading

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