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September 30, 2017


I’ve worked in the field of anthropological linguistics on a number of projects over the years. I’ve had the opportunity to learn on the ground from many different tribes and tribal members in different linguistic contexts who have shared their experiences wi...

September 28, 2017

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Amelia studied linguistics, foreign language education, lexicography

Anthropological lexicography

Worked on language preservation and keeping the language alive for the next generation


“Words have so much power.”

“Words can be u...

September 22, 2017

Parents are partners in education

It can be easy to think that we send our children to school to learn, and that we don’t need to focus on educating them at home. Vinnie Reynolds said, “Parents as partners in education are critical to learning, especially before they ev...

September 21, 2017

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Mother of 5 children; ages 7, 6, 6, 4, and 2.

Been in education since before 2005. Taught preschool. Graduated from Brigham Young University, studied English and Education. Taught in public schools for 8 years. Taught 7th, 8th and 9...

September 15, 2017

Reading aloud can really make books come alive! People of all ages enjoy listening to a story. Here are some tips from Kayla Stucki that will help you as you read aloud with your kids.

1. Keep reading to your kids, even when they are older. Reading aloud is not just for...

September 13, 2017

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Kayla Stucki is one of 8 kids and grew up in Arizona. Loves reading, started at an early age. Always been interested in books. Volunteered at local library all through high school. Studied early childhood education. Newly married....

September 8, 2017

From an interview with Jen Crook

  • Comprehension is more important than fluency.

  • If your child is struggling, slow down.

  • Break the words into syllables and help them to read and recognize the parts they know. Then put them together by blending the pieces.

  • ...

September 4, 2017

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Jen Crook is a mother of 4.  She studied early childhood education. Jen works with children who are 1-3 grade levels behind in small reading groups. These kids are from a variety of backgrounds.

Jen tells how her young daughter d...

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