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Parents Are Partners

Reading Strategies for Parents of Beginning Readers

September 12, 2018

Parents play a vital role in helping their child develop emergent reading skills.  Reinforcement of the readiness skills taught in the child's classroom can hasten mastery of these foundational skills.  Research data indicates . . . read more

Title I Teacher Trivia

Tales of a Title I Director

September 6, 2018

Teaching reading has been my passion throughout my professional career at Central Unit School District #4.  This passion has taken several forms during my tenure in the district.  Always with reading as a focus, I have taught fourth . . . read more

Title I Offers Reading Support to Central's Students

Specialized Instruction Gives Students a Reading Boost

September 1, 2018

Title I is a federally funded program that offers support to kindergarten through second grade students who can benefit from specialized instruction as they develop and perfect their reading skills.  Central's Title I program . . . read more

Be Part of the Title I Team

Parents, Students, and Teachers Create a Winning Team

August 29, 2018

Title I is the largest federal assistance program for our nation's schools.  The goal of the Title I program is to provide a high-quality education for every student.  As a result, Title I provides extra, specialized help for . . . read more

Title I Tidbits

Title I Has A Lot To Offer to Central's Students

May 1, 2018

Throughout the educational journey, reading plays a key role in determining the level of success a child will experience in the school setting and in life in general.  At Central Unit School District #4, we are keenly aware of the . . . read more

Listen to the Progress

Listening to a Childs Oral Reading Can Be a Barometer in Assessing Progress

April 1, 2018

Most reading experts would agree that time spent reading with a child is time well spent.  However, many people do not truly understand the depth of truth that those words hold. for the parents of a young child, The time spent reading . . . read more

Reading Aloud Makes Literature Meaningful for Young Readers

Secrets to Maximizing the Read Aloud Process

March 6, 2018

Reading aloud to children of all ages is an excellent way to develop a love of reading and books while developing vocabulary, comprehension, and decoding skills.  The read aloud process can be enhanced by avoiding some of the common . . . read more

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