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    The Unexpected Thing Made Our Reluctant Reader Want to Read
  • When my daughter’s 3rd grade teacher said, “I know this is going to sound crazy, because her test scores are really high, but I think that she is even smarter than her scores”, I wasn’t surprised. I ... View Post

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  • Arguing and debating can be one of the most frustrating things that parents have to deal with (especially parents of g/t and 2e kiddos!). Maybe that's why many adults still want children to listen and ... View Post

    Teaching Your Child to Respectfully Disagree (with You!)