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My name is Mrs. Rypkema and I teach Title l Reading.  I began my teaching career in 2014 as a kindergarten teacher here at Central Lyon.  In my free time I enjoy playing golf and volleyball, as well as spending time with my husband, Brad and our children, Taylor and Mason.  I am excited to be working in . . .

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Lyon Grant Phonics Kits

This year, I was able to purchase 6 phonics kits using funds I received from the Lyon Grant.  Each phonics kit includes over 100 magnetic letter tiles, 2 large magnetic white boards and 5 smaller magnetic whiteboards.  My . . .

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Holiday Reading Tips

Winter break is right around the corner, and holidays can get pretty hectic! Routines can fly out the window with celebrations, travel and out-of-town guests. As your family prepares for the holidays, use these tips for keeping kids engaged . . .

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Reading Fluency

Fluency is defined as the ability to read with speed, accuracy, and proper expression. In order to understand what they read, children must be able to  read fluently  whether they are reading aloud or silently. When reading . . .

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Early Literacy Implementation

  Iowa has recently implemented a new law called the Early Literacy Implementation or ELI.  The general requirements of this law include a universal screening in reading for students in transitional kindergarten through third . . .

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