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Newsletter # 2

Posted by on Apr 26, 2019 in Uncategorized |

The Captain’s Corner Newsletter # 2 4/26/2019 Captain Jeff – How it happened. After about 5 years teaching I seemed to have gotten a grip on what my were to be in working with the children in my classroom. They were pretty basic. I needed to give the kids a good foundation in the sounds of their letters while making it fun and creative. So, how could I do this? At this time in my career I was playing around with the idea of somehow incorporating storytelling into my curriculum. I wasn’t sure how, but I thought it would be fun for both me and...

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Captain’s Corner Newsletter #1

Posted by on Mar 30, 2019 in Uncategorized |

The Captain’s Corner Newsletter # 1 3/22/19 My first years of teaching. (at 46 years old) This being the first newsletter I would like to say hi and wish you all the best. I plan to put together a newsletter each month and bring you tid-bits of info about reading. To start out I would like to highlight my beginning teaching years. Those were the most intense and scary years that I can remember. All the new procedures, educational standards, female co-workers and all those wonderful children. You see I was a construction worker doing...

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Who is Captain Jeff?

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 in Home Slider |

Who is Captain Jeff?

Captain Jeff is a character that was created to inspire young children to read. His character is a combination of characters of sea going men, that attempt to instill life skills, friendship, and a clear sense of right and wrong into each child hearing his storytelling tale of adventure and treasures. The story is a tale filled with excitement as Captain Jeff becomes stranded on an island in the middle of the ocean. The island appears deserted, but proves to have an assortment of strange and unique creatures. Two of these creatures become...

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Read A-Way Program

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 in Home Slider |

Read A-Way Program

Read A-way is a unique reading program based on the use of exciting storytelling. Read A-way is a reading program created to develop young children’s letter sounds. It was my entire reading program and I had wonderful results in my 2″” grade classroom. The emphasis of the program is phonetic awareness, decoding skills. comprehension, and imagination. Jeff Coleman Read A»way uses Captain Jeff tale A Captain Without A Ship to capture the interest of the learner. Once done it incorporates activities to strengthen letter sounds,...

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Read A Way App

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 in Home Slider |

Read A Way App

Available at the App Store Description Read A-way app incorporates both slides of the brain in a phonetic reading program based on the use of storytelling. It provides learners with fine motor skill use as well as video & picture pop outs making Captain’s storytelling come alive. With Retelling Sheets, Review Sheets, & “undrawings” for each chapter of the 32 chapter novel, Read A-way captures the learners attention, developes valuable decoding skills, increases comprehension, and heightens creativity. Each chapter of...

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E-Books

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 in Home Slider |

E-Books

A Captain Without A Ship BUY NOW Captain Jeff, a sailor of the seven seas, weaves a tale of adventure and excitement as he becomes stranded on an island in the middle of the ocean. The island appears deserted, but proves to have an assortment of strange and unique creatures. Captain Jeff has one harrowing encounter after another. Form tigers, pirates, cannibals, to a man-eating shark, the captain manages to stay alive by depending on new friends. After an encounter with a hungry tiger, Captain Jeff builds a secure fort then befriends...

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E-Books

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018 in Uncategorized |

A Captain Without A Ship Captain Jeff, a sailor of the seven seas, weaves a tale of adventure and excitement as he bocomes stranded on an island in the middle of the acean. The island appears deserted, but proves to have an assortment of strange and unique creatures. Captain Jeff has one harrowing encounter after another. Form tigers, pirates, cannibales, to a man-eating shark, the captain manages to stay alive by depending on new friends. After an encounter with a hungry tiger, Captain Jeff builds a secure fort then befriends Wah-to-dee, a...

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Read A Way App

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018 in Uncategorized |

Available at the App Store Description Read A-way app incorporates both slides of the brain in a phonetic reading program based on the use of storytelling. It provides learners with fine motor skill use as well as video & picture pop outs making Captain’s storytelling come alive. With Retelling Sheets, Review Sheets, & “undrawings” for each chapter of the 32 chapter novel, Read A-way captures the learners attention, developes valuable decoding skills, increases comprehension, and heightens creativity. Each chapter of...

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Success by persistence!

Posted by on Dec 16, 2015 in Uncategorized |

To try at anything will only give you learning and strength Hello, Here’s wishing you a happy holidays and the ability to keep working at what is important to each one of you. I’ve been attempting to straighten out a problem I have with Amazon. It’s a long story, but the only way that I can make things right is to keep after it. Amazon is such a series of answering machines with minimal person contact that it’s a laborious process. It has been going on for months, with little results. Wish me luck. I often read the...

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Spreading the word

Posted by on Dec 10, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Reading at bedtime relaxes both mind and body Hello all, It’s been a little while since my last post, but the holidays are requiring lots of time. I have been busy contacting “uddles” of schools in the San Diego area trying to expose educators TO the Captain. I am now beginning the process of contacting libraries, Boys & Girls Clubs, and YMCAs in the area. It is a laborious process, but I am determined to keep working toward my goals. I hope you all are having a joyous holidays. I’ve done a Christmas poem from...

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