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Get Bored While Reading? Kiss Boredom Goodbye in 6 Quick Steps

by First Mate Keira September 16, 2014
Get Bored While Reading? Kiss Boredom Goodbye in 6 Quick Steps

by First Mate Keira Do you find yourself falling asleep while reading? Are you constantly bored during school assignments? Conquer your boredom and perk up with these six easy steps: 1. Take a Music Break. Pick a song or two from your playlist and turn the volume up. Now get up sing, dance, and move […]

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Pop Your Top and Read

by First Mate Keira September 14, 2014
Pop Your Top and Read

by First Mate Keira Pop Your Top and Read days are some of the best days in elementary school. I remember looking forward to those days with gleeful abandon. In an effort to promote one of my favorite reading activities I’m going to talk a little more in-depth on what it is and how to […]

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13 Ways to Beat the Summer Slide

by First Mate Keira September 12, 2014
13 Ways to Beat the Summer Slide

by First Mate Keira Most students see summer vacation as the time to cease all things educational. They refuse to do anything that feels like school work and unfortunately this includes some pretty important subjects and activities they should be practicing. This decline in grade level equivalency is what educators call the summer slump or […]

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10 Ways to Avoid Being Bored While Reading

by CaptainYarr September 10, 2014
10 Ways to Avoid Being Bored While Reading

by Captain Lyaf Yarr and First Mate Keira Does the thought of reading make you stir crazy? If you said yes, try these tips on for size to avoid boredom: Put on ambient music. It is important to pick music without lyrics otherwise you’ll find yourself singing to them instead of reading. Some types of […]

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Unanswered Harry Potter Question #7: What is the Profession of Harry Potter’s Parents?

by First Mate Keira September 9, 2014
Unanswered Harry Potter Question #7: What is the Profession of Harry Potter's Parents?

Unanswered Harry Potter Question #7: What is the profession of Harry Potter’s parents? (This article is humorous, not factual.) From a letter sent to Harry Potter from Remus Lupin comes the answer to what James and Lily Potter did for their careers. Dear Harry, You must realize that the wizarding world was going to war […]

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If You Could Live in a YA Fantasy Book Series, Which Would You Choose and Why?

by CaptainYarr September 2, 2014
If You Could Live in a YA Fantasy Book Series, Which Would You Choose and Why?

by Captain Yarr Hunger Games Because I love action and adventure in my stories. If I enjoy reading about it then I would defiantly like having the same experience! Not to mention Peta! How can you live in a world without Peta? Your brave knight, clever brain, and a baker! Mmmmmm… Yum! Harry Potter Flying […]

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