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Reading aloud is fun for all ages and at the heart of Oasis tutoring

Reading aloud is fun for all ages and at the heart of Oasis tutoring

Celebrate World Read Aloud Day February 1st

Oasis tutors bring old favorites to share with their students and discover some new fun reads as well.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (8405)/Comments (0)/
Making sure your grandchildren know you

Making sure your grandchildren know you

Grandparents Day is September 10--a good day to think about how to stay connected

Guest blogger Julie Blow doesn't let miles get in the way of connecting with her grandchildren. With technology and snail mail, she keeps that conversation of love going between memory-making visits.

Thursday, September 07, 2017/Julie Blow| Profile/Number of views (9572)/Comments (0)/
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Bewitching new ways to connect with my grandchildren

Smart phone wizardry gets Bonnie beyond the party line

Like Samantha Stevens, I grew up with textbooks, no computer and a crank phone on a party line. Now smart phone wizardry helps me stay close to my grandchildren. 

Friday, September 09, 2016/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (10832)/Comments (0)/
Staying connected on Mother's Day and all year through

Staying connected on Mother's Day and all year through

Forget email--Ernestine Mathis has moved on to Skype, Gmail chat and more

Forget email--Ernestine Mathis has moved on to Skype, Gmail chat and more

Friday, May 06, 2016/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (12234)/Comments (0)/
Defining our legacy

Defining our legacy

Blogger Julie Blow considers what her most valuable legacy might be

In a world that revolves around technology, creating legacy that you can touch and feel can be a challenge. Thinking beyond silver and china, I want to pass on something of real value: what I know how to do.

Monday, August 10, 2015/Julie Blow| Profile/Number of views (26007)/Comments (0)/
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Developing computer skills: a bonding experience

Developing computer skills: a bonding experience

Julie Blow uses her new tech skills to connect with her granddaughter.

For Oasis blogger Julie Blow, technology has turned into a great way to build a relationship with her grandchild. And it all started with Skype and a kiss.

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2015/Julie Blow| Profile/Number of views (19169)/Comments (0)/
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Grandparents: what's really in a name?

Grandparents are often looking for names other than grandma and grandpa

Not everyone is comfortable with being called "Grandma" or "Grandpa." For those who want something else, there are countless alternative names from which to choose. 
Friday, September 05, 2014/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (15394)/Comments (0)/
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