Category Archives: child

Buffalo News Blog: When Should Kids Start Reading?

It’s never too early to start reading to your children. That’s one of the lessons Mary McVee – the key source for today’s WNY Refresh cover story on teaching kids to read – hopes parents will take to heart.  “One of the things people will often think is that there isn’t a reason to read to their child until a child is 2 or 3 or preschool age, or at least a toddler, but you can start reading to a child before they’re born….

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UB Reporter: UB Literacy Teachers Well-Prepared For Teaching In Challenging Educational Times

Graduates of the University at Buffalo’s Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction (CLaRI) gave their alma mater a meaningful gift to celebrate its 50th year of service: One after another, they have circled back to tell their faculty mentors how the Graduate School of Education’s literacy specialist master’s degree program made it easier for them to get jobs….

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NPR (WBFO): UB Literacy Specialists Provide Summer Reading Program

About 180 area elementary school children didn’t take a full-summer vacation. They remained in the classroom for a special reading program offered by the University at Buffalo in two suburban school districts — Maryvale and Amherst. WBFO’s Eileen Buckley recently attended the program at Maryvale to find out how it improves student reading skills…

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