Saturday, April 6, 2013

NIU Summer Reading Skills Programs

Just an alert: Northern Illinois University is offering well-regarded reading skills programs in Chicago, Wilmette and Evanston on Saturdays through the summer.  Phonics, comprehension and vocabulary are just a few of the skills supported for children entering kindergarten all the way through high school!  I have flyers available in the library, but you can also click here for information.  I highly recommend it to families with children who have struggling readers going in to the 2nd grade, which such a transitional year for emergent literacy.  What a great way to stop the notorious"summer slide" of reading skills (though reading aloud regularly with your child can accomplish this, too). 

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