Read-Alongs: A Powerful Reading Tool

What are Read-Alongs? Read-alongs are educational tools that combine auditory and visual elements to enhance the reading process for students. In a read-along, students follow along with a narrator while also viewing the corresponding text at the same time. This synchronized audio-visual experience helps to improve reading fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and pronunciation skills. By actively engaging students, read-alongs help foster […]

Audiobook Appreciation Month

Many know June as the start of summer, but it is also audiobook appreciation month! Through audiobooks, readers can expand their vocabulary, improve their literacy skills, and dive into thrilling adventures that come alive through the power of spoken words. Fathom Reads offers over 1200 eBooks that are read aloud in English, with some being read aloud by in Spanish, […]

May Must Read List

May is here meaning its a great time to explore new books for the last stretch of the school year! This must read list includes 10 different eBooks available on Fathom Reads that can be used to captivate students throughout the month. Targeting a wide range of ages, grade levels, and topics, this list surely has something for everyone. Now, […]

April Must Reads

April is here, so it’s that time for your April Must Read List! In this month we have Richter Scale Day, World Aquatic Animal Day, Earth Day and so much more. Below you will find a list of 10 books, for all ages, that can help students learn more about the special days in April. We hope you enjoy! Earthquakes […]

How Listening While Reading Enhances Learning

Are you looking for ways to enhance reading in your classroom? Why not try Listening While Reading (LWR)! It is a technique that involves reading a text while also listening to an audio version of the same text. It has been shown to improve fluency and reading comprehension. This article will explain the benefits of LWR and provide tips on […]

Math Meets Literature: Using Storytelling to Teach Numbers

When we think of how to teach math to students, literature usually isn’t a part of the answer. However, studies have shown that using literature is an effective means for teaching math to students1. By using literature, students can apply math concepts to real-world scenarios, helping to make learning fun and engaging. Fathom reads is an excellent resource for educators seeking […]

Digital Learning Day: Recognizing the Power of Technology in Education

Digital Learning is a type of learning that involves the use of technology. Digital Learning Day is the perfect time to celebrate how the use of digital tools can engage students and empower educators. We’ve put together a list of ideas you can use to celebrate:  Technology Based Scavenger Hunt: Plan a scavenger hunt in your school or classroom using […]

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