• Publishing English Literacy Workbooks for Spanish-Speaking Teens and Adults for Over 27 Years

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Fisher Hill Workbooks

Fisher Hill workbooks are for Spanish-speaking teens and adults who want to learn English.  We have many books so it can be confusing to know which workbook series to use.  In this blog and the next one, I will explain about our different workbook series. Our most popular series is English for the Spanish Speaker. …

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Fisher Hill Workbooks

Fisher Hill workbooks are for Spanish-speaking teens and adults who want to learn English.  We have many books so it can be confusing to know which workbook series to use.  In this blog and the next one, I will explain about our different workbook series. Our most popular series is English for the Spanish Speaker. …

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Common Core Standards

The Common Core Standards were developed to prepare students for the demands of college and careers. The Common Core Standards provide a clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. Forty-five states have adopted the Common Core Standards. The Common Core…

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Adult Literacy

According to the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy, more than 90 million adults over the age of 16 in the United States (more than 40%) have low literacy skills. According to ProLiteracy (2013), 14% of the adults over the age of 16 read at or below a fifth-grade level, with only 29% reading at…

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Inspirational People

This summer I had the opportunity to hike in Norway.  For the past two summers, I have hiked with a group called Holidays.  It is a hiking group from England.  This summer there were four people in their early eighties in the group.  They were excellent hikers walking six to ten miles a day over…

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Volunteers

I come from a family of volunteers. Volunteering provides a worthwhile service and a wonderful opportunity for the volunteer. My parents volunteered at the hospital and church when they both retired. My oldest son began volunteering the summer after his freshman year in college. I told him he could not sit around the house all…

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Dyslexia

Did you know that 15 to 20% of the population has signs of dyslexia? What is dyslexia? “Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability. This can mean slow or inaccurate reading, poor spelling, poor writing, or mixing up of similar words. Dyslexia occurs in people of all backgrounds and intellectual levels. People who are very bright…

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Kindergarten

I’ve been teaching school for 24 years. For the first ten years, it was 4th or 5th grade bilingual. Then for ten years I stayed home to start a family. I’ve been back now for fourteen years teaching first grade and kindergarten. Kindergarten is a fascinating grade. (Really, I’ve enjoyed all the grades I’ve taught.)…

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Fisher Hill Publisher’s First Blog

I am writing Fisher Hill’s first blog ever! Who am I? I am the owner of Fisher Hill Publishers. I am Kathleen Fisher, a sixty-year-old woman. Before writing this first blog, I had to look up, What exactly is a blog? The Blogger says, “A blog is a personal diary. A daily pulpit. A collaborative…

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