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C.A.M.P: Community Accessible Meaningful Prayer
By Carly Abramson, ISJL Education Fellow
Time and time again we find ourselves reading to our young students, and while some children love story time, we can’t deny that others cannot invest themselves quite as much. I’ll be the first to admit I fell under the “not so invested” column. My lack of interest during story time as a kid ultimately affected my interest in books today, which is usually not something I am eager to admit. So why did I just confess? I feel it is important for us to realize the impact that reading has on our youth. If we aren’t excited about reading as children, then what will prompt us to be excited about reading as we get older? In the spirit of Jewish Book Month, here are a few tips and tricks that might help us make childhood books more engaging for all of our students!