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

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