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Sound It Out
Along with her background as a researcher, writer, and teacher, Joanne Meier is a mom. Join Joanne every week as she shares her experiences raising her own young readers, and guides parents and teachers on the best practices in reading.
Pleased to Meet You!
I'm happy to be blogging for Reading Rockets, although I must admit to being a little bit self conscious about it! My goal is to blog about reading and literacy while wearing at least one of my "hats": former teacher and university professor, parent, research consultant and early literacy author.
I'll try to be fair and thoughtful, as I know we've all got the best interest of readers at heart. I hope some of you will chime in once in awhile to keep the conversation going, and keep us all thinking. I promise that I won't write TOO often about my own two little emergent readers I've got here at home, although I must say, that is quite an education!
Perhaps the biggest compliment I've received lately was from my 6 year old, who excitedly came up to me and said, "Mommy, listen to this! I can read this book and sound JUST LIKE YOU when I do it!"