Design your own home library

Nothing could be nicer than gathering all the much loved books in the house in one place, your very own home library. There are some important things to think about of course, including the layout of the space, appropriate shelving, correct temperature, lighting control and, depending on the scale, comfortable seating for a start. Here are a few ideas to whet the appetite of bibliophiles everywhere. Making use of a spare room Those who are able to set aside a whole room to house their books Read more [...]

Winter Working: Avoid the Olympic Hangover

Did you take part in the 2014 Winter Olympics this year? If you were one of the millions of people who tuned in, you undoubtedly experienced the magical spirit of these Olympic Games. For two weeks, world-class athletes competed at their highest level in their sport, from downhill skiing to bobsledding, figure skating and even curling. No matter what sport you love to watch the most, you couldn’t help but be in awe of these athletes pushing themselves to their peak in front of the world. Part of Read more [...]

How to Help Your Struggling Reader

Engaging a struggling reader can seem impossible at times. Trying to get kids to do things they have trouble with can require a great deal of patience and persistence. Working past the feelings of failure and struggle can feel insurmountable, but with a few key strategies and an extra dose of patience, struggling readers can improve their skills and even learn to enjoy reading. Read together One of the most effective strategies to help a struggling reader is to read together as a family. This Read more [...]
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