Tag Archive: Elementary School

Students Should Be Thrilled

Here are some complaints that I’ve heard in just the last week. A mother in Target said to me, “My daughter is in fourth grade. There is nothing for her to read. And looking at the young adult section, there is nothing appropriate when she goes to middle school. And a lot of these books …

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Wilkinson Elementary: The Triangle

One of the most important and overlooked ways to teach students to think like authors, is to include the children in the schools newsletter. Wilkinson Elementary has a newsletter called, The Triangle, which is a perfect example of what schools should be doing.  If students practice being an author, they will learn to excel in …

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Second Chance-Last Opportunity

April Glasco owned a store that was located in the heart of Newtown Sarasota. She witnessed crime, drugs, domestic violence, and unemployment in the community. With those big city type problems, teens were making bad choices and eventually ruining their lives.  What was the answer? April closed her store and gave away the contents. She …

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Reading & Writing School Programs: Atwater Elementary

Atwater Elementary in North Port, Florida has a wonderful program called, “Partners in Print.” Adults, parents, and older students volunteer to team up with kindergarten and first grade students to become their reading partner.  This program is important to help children gain interest in reading at a young age. Here are some of the fun …

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Author Ron Knight & Author David Earl’s Fall School Tour!

Ron Knight, Author      Email: authorronknight@aol.com David Earl, Author      Email: koalakoala@koalakoala.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3rd, 2011 Author Ron Knight & Author David Earl’s Fall School Tour! This fall, authors Knight & Earl are teaming up for a school tour throughout the west coast of Florida. Students can learn how to use the same methods …

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