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  • 1. Usborne Books & More Falisa Beffa Independent Consultant
  • 2. A Little About Me: I am a wife and mommy of two
  • 3. Picture from Microsoft Clipart 2007 A Little About Me: I taught Communication Arts for Festus Middle School for three years before I left to stay home with my children.
  • 4. Picture from www.sbuniv.edu A Little About Me:
    • I am currently working on my Masters in Educational Administration through Southwest Baptist University.
    • I am doing a research project on reading attitudes, motivation, and teaching techniques.
    • Anticipated graduation is Summer 2010.
  • 5. Picture from Microsoft Clipart 2007 Some Research About Reading Parents Should Know
    • Reading is related to dropout rates
    • If a student is below grade level in reading, they have a higher likelihood of dropping out.
  • 6. Picture from Microsoft Clipart 2007 Some Research About Reading Parents Should Know
    • In 2000 the Journal of Instructional Psychology printed an article by Yuxiang Wang discussing attitudes toward reading.
    • Wang states,” children's personal experiences in reading, children's confidence in reading, parents' attitudes towards reading, and teachers' ways of teaching.
  • 7. Picture from Microsoft Clipart 2007 Some Research About Reading Parents Should Know
    • What Parents can do:
    • Have a positive attitude toward reading and express this to your children
    • Read aloud to your children often
    • Share in your child’s pleasures in reading
    • Praise any progress in reading and encourage more progress
    • Surround your children with books
  • 8. Walters, A. (2009, September 21). Program Aims to Lower High School Dropout Rate . Retrieved October 8, 2009, from WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/news/story.aspx?storyid=78675 Wang, X. (2000). Children's attitudes toward reading and their literacy development. Journal of Instructional Psychology . Research References
  • 9. How Usborne Books & More Can Help Usborne provides an early start to creating a love for reading by providing fun, educational books for various development levels that children love to read.
  • 10. Picture from Microsoft Clipart 2007 Babies and Toddlers
  • 11. Touchy Feely
  • 12. First Word Books
  • 13. Cloth, Waterproof, and Books with CDs
  • 14. Board Books and Flap Books
  • 15. Flashcards in Various Languages
  • 16. Look and Say
  • 17. Picture from Microsoft Clipart 2007 Preschool and Kindergarten
  • 18. Parent Guides and Activities
  • 19. Phonics
  • 20. People and Experiences
  • 21. First Learning
  • 22. Picture from Microsoft Clipart 2007 School Age
  • 23. Puzzle & Game Books and Hobby Guides
  • 24. Arts, Crafts, & Cooking
  • 25. Music and Bible Stories
  • 26. Reference and Study Aids
  • 27. Science and Social Studies
  • 28. Accelerated Reader
  • 29. Internet Linked Books
  • 30. Activity Kits & Puzzles
  • 31. Wrap Ups and Other Educational Tools
  • 32. Combined Volumes
  • 33. Multi-Leveled Book
  • 34. Seasonal
  • 35. Value Packs
  • 36. Kane Miller
  • 37. Why Usborne?
    • High-quality books
    • Educational
    • Engaging
    • 30 day returns
    • Lifetime replacement for ½ price
    • Earn FREE books!
  • 38. Hosting A Party
    • Volunteer?
    • Earn free books based on sales
    • Your hostess needs two bookings today
  • 39. Happy Shopping
    • Specials
    • Survey
    • I will help you while you shop
    • Please take a business card.
    • Thank you for your time 
  • 40. Disclosure
    • The pictures of the books in this slideshow are from the Usborne Books & More website.
    • I am an independent consultant and not an employee of Usborne Books & More.
    • You can visit my website at www.usborneteacheskids.com or email me at [email_address]

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