PBS Teachers . Thematic Teaching . The Civil Rights Movement in American Literature . Activity Ideas


Teachers! Great lesson plans for all grades, covering Civil Rights, Language Arts, and Social Studies! PBS Teachers . Thematic Teaching . The Civil Rights Movement in American Literature . Activity Ideas.

Why kids should choose their own books to read in school – The Washington Post


It’s time to get back to basics and balance our reading programs. Our kids will become better readers when they can choose their own literature. Why kids should choose their own books to read in school – The Washington Post.

10 Tips to Raise a Reader


10 Tips to Raise a Reader Reading books to your kids is one of the most important things you can do to promote literacy development – but why stop there? In addition to just regurgitating the words on the page, try these creative strategies to foster your child’s love of reading: READ MORE via 10Continue reading “10 Tips to Raise a Reader”

Exploring the Alphabet – Topics – Parents – Sesame Street


EXPLORING THE ALPHABET Every day, your child sees words all around him. Help him learn that words are made up of letters, and that letters are symbols for sounds. Use the tips and videos to open up the wide world of words for your child. Read more & watchthe videos via Exploring the Alphabet –Continue reading “Exploring the Alphabet – Topics – Parents – Sesame Street”

How Public Libraries Are Solving America’s Reading Problem


How Public Libraries Are Solving America’s Reading Problem Comment Now Follow Comments We have a reading problem in the United States.  It’s not that people aren’t reading: in fact the Pew Research Center reports that 76% of adults have read a book in the past year.  Even kids are reading – and some studies suggest thatContinue reading “How Public Libraries Are Solving America’s Reading Problem”

100 Great Children’s Books | 100 Years | The New York Public Library


Great stories never grow old! Chosen by children’s librarians at The New York Public Library, these 100 inspiring tales have thrilled generations of children and their parents — and are still flying off our shelves. Use this list and your library card to discover new worlds of wonder and adventure! READ MORE:  via 100 GreatContinue reading “100 Great Children’s Books | 100 Years | The New York Public Library”