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Weekly R.E.A.D. Issues

The Weekly R.E.A.D. publication addresses a wide variety of topics of interest to R.E.A.D. teams to help enhance their R.E.A.D. experience. The Weekly R.E.A.D. is a benefit of R.E.A.D. membership and the current password is needed to access each document.

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Weekly R.E.A.D. Issues 2016

Weekly R.E.A.D 7.1 READ To Be R.E.A.D.


Weekly R.E.A.D. Issues 2015

Weekly R.E.A.D. 6.1 Getting Started in a School Library

Weekly R.E.A.D. 6.2 Flexibility in Library Programs

Weekly R.E.A.D. 6.3 Kindness on the R.E.A.D. Blanket

Weekly R.E.A.D. 6.4 When a READ Dog Dies

Weekly R.E.A.D. 6.5 Do You Really Need a School Agreement

Weekly R.E.A.D. 6.6 Teaming with Your Therapy Dog

Weekly R.E.A.D. 6.7 Therapy Dog Bill of Rights

Weekly R.E.A.D. 6.8 Keep It Safe, Fun, Effective

Weekly R.E.A.D. 6.9 The Value of Tricks for A R.E.A.D. Team

Weekly R.E.A.D. 6.10 Building Reading Stamina


Weekly R.E.A.D. Issues 2014

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.19 Sounds While READing

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.18 Lifelong Power of Words

R.E.A.D.'s 15th Anniversary

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.17 Why Are the Dogs Here?

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.16 R.E.A.D. Around the World

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.15 Igniting A Passion for Reading

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.14 Finding Books Struggling Readers Can and Want To Read

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.13  Unexpected Benefits of Being a R.E.A.D. Team

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.12 R.E.A.D. and Nature Deficit Disorder

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.11 Being on the Same Level

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.10 TTouch and Your Therapy Team Session

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.9 Make Praise Specific

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.8 What makes it R.E.A.D.

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.7 You Can Encourage Acceptance with Your Choice of Books

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.6  Treats

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.5 Therapy Dogs Today 2nd Edition

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.4 Ideas for R.E.A.D.ing with Pre-Readers

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.3 What Makes a Great R.E.A.D. Picture?

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.2  More Valuable Advice from Experienced R.E.A.D. Teams

Weekly R.E.A.D. 5.1 Celebrating R.E.A.D.s Fifteenth Anniversary Year


Weekly R.E.A.D. Issues 2013

Weekly R.E.A.D. 4.1 Succeeding at R.E.A.D.ing

Weekly R.E.A.D. 4.2 "Arranging Your R.E.A.D. Environment"

Weekly R.E.A.D. 4.3 Successful R.E.A.D.ing Programs at School *

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Weekly R.E.A.D. 4.4 Data is Four Letter Word *

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Weekly R.E.A.D. 4.5 Selecting Books for R.E.A.D.ing

Weekly R.E.A.D. 4.6 Succesful R.E.A.D. Programs in the Library

Weekly R.E.A.D. 4.7 Take Your Dog to Work

Weekly R.E.A.D. 4.8 How Public Libraries are Cherished

Weekly R.E.A.D. 4.9 Stages of Reading Development

Weekly R.E.A.D. 4.10 Summer Reading Setback

Weekly R.E.A.D. 4.11 Smarter Kids Eat Breakfast

Weekly R.E.A.D. 4.12 Naked Dogs are Best


Weekly R.E.A.D. Issues 2012

Weekly R.E.A.D. 3.1 Designing a R.E.A.D. Program in School

Weekly R.E.A.D. 3.2 R.E.A.D. Dogs Poetry in Motion

Weekly R.E.A.D. 3.3 R.E.A.D. First: Paid Position at Rio Rancho

Weekly R.E.A.D. 3.4 Does Your Dog REALLY Want to R.E.A.D.?

Weekly R.E.A.D. 3.5 R.E.A.D. and eBooks

Weekly R.E.A.D. 3.6 R.E.A.D.ers with Learning Disabilities

Weekly R.E.A.D. 3.7 Taking a Picture Walk while R.E.A.D.ing

Weekly READ Vol 3 Issue 8.pdf What are your Children R.E.A.D.ing?

Weekly READ Vol 3 Issue 9.pdf Surveying R.E.A.D.ers' Attitudes

READ 13th Anniversary Issue.pdf Happy 13th Anniversary to the R.E.A.D. program

Weekly READ Vol 3 Issue 10.pdf Dr. Suess Gets It!


Weekly R.E.A.D. Issues 2011

Weekly R.E.A.D. 2.1 R.E.A.D.ing with the Visually Impaired

Weekly R.E.A.D. 2.2 Valuable Advice from Experienced R.E.A.D. Teams

Weekly R.E.A.D. 2.3 A Picture's Worth a Thousand Words

Weekly R.E.A.D. 2.4 2010-11 Results from Tales of Joy R.E.A.D. Program

Weekly R.E.A.D. 2.5 R.E.A.D.ing with Riddles

Weekly R.E.A.D. 2.6 The Praise Paradox

Weekly R.E.A.D. 2.7 R.E.A.D. Teams in the News

Weekly R.E.A.D. 2.8 Martha Speaks Shows Impressive Impact

Weekly R.E.A.D. 2.9 Why R.E.A.D. Targets K-3 Readers

Weekly R.E.A.D. 2.10 Why You Should Read Children's Books as an Adult

Weekly R.E.A.D. 2.11 Change Your Language, Change Your World

Weekly R.E.A.D. 2.12 R.E.A.D.ing at Royal Palm School

Weekly R.E.A.D. 2.13 Celebrating R.E.A.D.s Twelfth Anniversary

Weekly R.E.A.D. 2.14 Celebrating Our First R.E.A.D. Team in the United Kingdom

Weekly R.E.A.D. 2.15 Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book

Weekly R.E.A.D. 2.16 Finding Just Right Books


Weekly R.E.A.D. Issues 2010

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.48 Spotlight on Reading Education Assistance Cats

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.49 Willow's Presentations and Skittle's Song

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.50 What a Year


Weekly R.E.A.D. Issues 2009

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.1 R.E.A.D. Dogs Decrease Fidgets and Hit a Home Run

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.2 Gaining Knowledge of the Various Pieces of the Learning Process

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.3 Reminders and Ideas to Help Ensure a Positive R.E.A.D.ing Experience

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.4 Given the Choice Students Would Rather Read to Dogs

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.5 Focusing Questions on the Animal Instead of Pressuring the Child

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.6 Childhood Success Now Helps a New Generation of Children

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.7 Considerations for Conducting a R.E.A.D. Event

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.8 R.E.A.D. Play an Important Role in Building a Solid Reading Foundation

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.9 The virtue of Patience and Perseverance Plays Out in R.E.A.D. Sessions

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.10 Autism: One Child's Experience with R.E.A.D.

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.11 Big Dogs Provide Big Help

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.12 Start Planning for Your Summer R.E.A.D.ing Activities Now

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.13 How One Dog Adjusts Her Spots for Her R.E.A.D.ers

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.14 R.E.A.D. Teams Help in School Accreditation and on Testing Days

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.15 Make Your R.E.A.D. Presentations More Effective

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.16 R.E.A.D. Program Lauded in New York Magazine

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.17 Minnesota Librarians Talk about R.E.A.D.

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.18 R.E.A.D. Is All Over the World Wide Web

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.19 R.E.A.D. Is All About Quality Not Quantity

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.20 Summertime and the R.E.A.D.ing is Easy

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.21 Dogs on Call

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.22 R.E.A.D.ers Beyond Dogs

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.23 Choosing a Theme for a Selection of Books Adds Interest & Fun

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.24 R.E.A.D. with a Twist

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.25 Beanie Babies Help R.E.A.D.ers with Strategies

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.26 Rabbits Hop To It With R.E.A.D.

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.27 Encouraging a R.E.A.D.er’s Intrinsic Motivation

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.28 Tales of Joy

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.29 And the winners are… Books About Animals

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.30 R.E.A.D. and Katz Categories of Learning

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.31 It's About More than R.E.A.D.ing

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.32 Reading in English & Lectura en Espanol

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.33 What if a Reader Refused to R.E.A.D.?

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.34 Tricky Dogs Can Enhance the R.E.A.D. Experience

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.35 Choosing a Good R.E.A.D. Book

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.36 R.E.A.D.ing from a Teenager's Point of View

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.37 Lights, Camera, and Action You are in the News

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.38 Addressing the Allergy Question

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.39 And, This is Why We R.E.A.D.

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.40 The Pioneer R.E.A.D. Teams Where are They Now?

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.41 Punctuation Provides Impact in R.E.A.D. Sessions

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.42 Reading for all the right reasons

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.43 All Ears at the Bookstores

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.44 Being Your R.E.A.D. Partner's Advocate

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.45 Ensuring One-on-One in the Library

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.46 R.E.A.D.ing Cues

Weekly R.E.A.D. 1.47 Never Underestimate Your Ability to Make a Difference