Tag Archives: literacy

Reading reduces stress, helps keep the mind active as you age, and helps people sleep better. Cool research on different types of reading. I think there is a place for both – print and ereaders- and yes, they are different. … Continue reading

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I’m not a teacher, a day-care provider, a doctor, or an educational administrator. I have neither statistics nor formulas to deliver. I’m a parent. I’m a writer and illustrator. And I’m a reader. I have instinct and intuition — that’s … Continue reading

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“Parents need to reinforce reading by talking to their kids about their books, reading aloud to them and reading on their own for their kids to see. ” Guide to Life: Parents play crucial role in nurturing love of reading … Continue reading

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Reading is not an option

“Reading is not an option” was his platform as YA literature ambassador, and he once told School Library Journal, “As a young man, I saw families prosper without reading, because there were always sufficient opportunities for willing workers who could … Continue reading

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Reading Rainbow Kickstarter

nprbooks: Former Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton wants to give the show a new life online, and he’s looking for help in an unlikely place: Star Trek fans. He’s offering top funders of his Kickstarter campaign the chance to wear his VISOR – the … Continue reading

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A survey of children’s literature by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center has found that of 3,200 books surveyed (out of an estimated 5,000 books A worthy conversation continues … Children’s Literature: Apartheid Or Just A General Lack of Color?

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5 Reasons Why You Need Take Your Kids To The Library “When we read to aloud to kids, we send them this message: You are important. This time is for you.” 5 Reasons Why You Need Take Your Kids To … Continue reading

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Imagination Station: post office

historyhobbit: Early literacy play station @westervillepubliclibrary so many literacy tie-ins! play, writing, reading  … and so much fun!

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On the act of reading

Reading is performance. The reader— the child under the blanket with a flashlight, the woman at the kitchen table, the man at the library desk— performs the work. The performance is silent. The readers hear the sounds of the words … Continue reading

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