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Guest opinion: Start connecting with books

Original post made on May 4, 2020

In an op-ed, Oak Knoll School reading specialist Jacqui Cebrian writes about the benefits of families reading books aloud together.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, May 3, 2020, 8:59 AM

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Posted by Caroline Lucas, teacher
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on May 4, 2020 at 11:35 am

Thank you Ms. Cebrian. This is so true. 

Reading has been around for centuries and has both increased levels of literacy and brought families together.  I appreciate the examples that you shared, as well as your interest in helping strengthen the quality of family time. Your piece speaks to something that has always been important,  but is even more so now.  Long live the old fashioned practice of Family Read Alouds.


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Posted by E. Nale
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on May 5, 2020 at 8:12 pm

A wonderful reminder to slow down and enjoy the simple pleasure of a good story with our families. Thank you for sharing this with our community !


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