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How Much Time Does It Take?

You know, this is just one of those questions to which there is no easy answer. It really does take as along as it takes! Sure, there are things you can do to speed up the process–and they work some … Continue reading

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Dyslexia Awareness Month 2019

It’s Here! It’s Really Here! Dyslexia Awareness Month Is Back! As a way of kicking off this year’s Dyslexia Awareness posts, I’d like to send you to Understood.org to see if the symptoms you are seeing in your child are … Continue reading

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PA HB 1615 — Act 16

Pennsylvania HB 1615 Becomes Act 16 (June 30) Yes, it finally happened. The compulsory school law people were able to sway our governor to change the compulsory ages in our state. Although the law actually goes into effect 90 days … Continue reading

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End of Term Notes

It’s been ages since I’ve had time to write a new post here. Sorry!  So what’s been happening around our place?  We’ve been busy, for sure, but it’s all been good. We didn’t get really sick like we did last … Continue reading

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Motivation for NaNoWriMo

A few minutes ago I posted a link on my FB page to a list of ways to stay motivated during NaNoWriMo.  Although outside motivation can help, I believe that the best motivation comes from within!  This is because all of us inherently … Continue reading

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Encouragement for NaNoWriMo

Hi Folks, If you or your child has decided to do NaNoWriMo–even if unofficially–more power to you!  I wish you all the best.  Today is technically day 5 of the challenge, but if you are taking one day off per … Continue reading

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Happy NaNoWriMo

Today kicks off NaNoWriMo–National Novel Writing Month–which takes place every November. During this month, one very special group of my students will be participating for the very first time. I haven’t asked for the next Great American Novel, but I … Continue reading

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You Can Do This!

Thank you so much for spending Dyslexia Awareness Month with me.  I’ve never taken on the challenge of posting so many blogs in a row before and hope that you were blessed.  I want to leave you with the encouragement … Continue reading

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The Sound of /k/

For the sound of /k/, we have a few choices.  How we spell the word depends on several factors.  Do you remember us discussing how, when deciding how to spell a word, we must look to morphology first, then etymology, … Continue reading

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