Michelle Dunham

Michelle Dunham is a devoted mom of bookworms who loves reading aloud. Michelle is a former teacher who also holds a masters degree in Human Learning and a doctorate in Educational Psychology and Research. Her love of family reading and learning led her to found Ruby Reads, where she spends her time designing products that help families fall in love with reading together.

Workshops from Michelle Dunham (may vary by event location)

Maximize your Read-Aloud: Simple Research-based Techniques to Help your Kids Connect

Do you ever feel like family read-aloud time is more about getting your kids to sit still and listen than experiencing a great book together? This workshop will discuss practical, research-based approaches to the most common read-aloud challenges so you can build a rich culture of literacy in your home. In addition, learn evidenced-based strategies for maximizing learning during read-aloud time by

*asking good questions
*developing vocabulary
*using graphic organizers to boost comprehension