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Susan Stephenson

Parents, teachers, and librarians from all over the world visit The Book Chook to find tips on encouraging kids to read, write, and create; articles about using technology to motivate kids' learning; and links to games, learning activities, and online fun. 

Susan Stephenson is the face behind The Book Chook, where she shares her passion for children's literacy, literature, and learning. Susan has taught Kindergarten to Year 6 in NSW primary schools, drama outside school to kids and young teens, and ESL in China. Currently, as well as pretending to be a chicken on her blog, she writes stories for children, and produces free PDF booklets for parents and teachers at www.susanstephenson.com.au

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by Susan Stephenson
Grandparents Day is be a good time to sit down with kids and discuss how important and loved their grandparents are.
by Susan Stephenson
Help promote learning and enjoyment of literature with your children with this activity.
by Susan Stephenson
Help your kids increase fluency by having them rehearse and read aloud material they already know well.
by Susan Stephenson
Blend fun with learning using these creative sites and apps with your kids.
by Susan Stephenson
If you're looking for ways to involve your kids in something creative with a screen, check out these drawing apps.
by Susan Stephenson
Discover the ways that screens can actually contribute to kids becoming readers.
by Susan Stephenson
Here are some ways to encourage your children to incorporate books into the way they play.
by Susan Stephenson
May is Get Caught Reading Month. Help your kids celebrate with these fun ideas.
by Susan Stephenson
Help your children practice spelling, create games, learn vocabulary, and more with these learning apps and websites.
by Susan Stephenson
Creating board games involves kids in researching, reading, creative thinking, logical thinking, and experimenting.

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