Monthly Archives: May 2011

Reading Aloud at School Visits

In the last blog, we talked about using visual aids or props to grab the kids’ attention. Once you’ve got it, you want to keep it. Here are a few simple tips that can help to engage your audience while … Continue reading

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Props For School Visits

“There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.”                                          … Continue reading

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Got G.O.G.? Got Balderdash? Need a Fun Writing Exercise? An Ice Breaker?

I’ve got just the thing for you. Are you game?   Do you know what G.O.G. stands for?                                        (Zombie-Loo doesn’t have G.O.G.) … Continue reading

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Help! Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone – Can You Share Some Blogging Etiquette?

How silly is this, writing my very first blog post and I don’t have a single follower? I might as well be writing to a black hole in cyberspace or talkin’ to an invisible wall. I’ve been following a few … Continue reading

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