Have You Been Caught?

Where have you been caught? Caught reading that is! May is national Get Caught Reading Month. This annual celebration promotes the joy of reading. A consistent reading habit has many benefits such as: improving vocabulary, reduces stress, develop empathy, and boost knowledge and brainpower. For children, reading can help improve their language skills, increase their … Read more

Drop Everything and Read Day

Drop Everything And Read Day is a special reading celebration day that was designed to encourage families to make reading together each day a family priority and habit. Families are encouraged to read and enjoy books together for at least 30 minutes. April 12 is also the birthday of the children’s author Beverly Cleary. Beverly Cleary received many letters from students who enjoyed D.E.A.R. time at their … Read more

Read Aloud Day

On February 7, 2024 classrooms around the world took time to celebrate and honor the power of reading and sharing stories and expand the scope of global literacy. As Pam Allyn, creator of World Read Aloud Day, reminds us, “World Read Aloud Day celebrates the power, magic, and influence of the read aloud for children … Read more

Are You Ready for World Read Aloud Day!

This year World Read Aloud Day will be on February 7, 2024.  World Read Aloud Day is an annual celebration bringing attention to the importance of sharing stories by challenging participants to grab a book, find an audience, and read-aloud! Reading out loud to children is a fun way to connect with them and inspire their … Read more