Articles about literacy


1000 Black Girl Books Resource Guide

Last updated: 06/20/2019

Introduction This resource guide was created in direct response to the multiple requests made by educators, parents and students. Like Marley Dias, so many of you have asked for...

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How to use brain tricks to help your child learn to read

Last updated: 06/13/2019

Reading is not a natural process for the human brain. We are born with the brain architecture ready for development of successful verbal communication, but without any blueprint...

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Amateur Sleuths, Detectives, and Spies

Last updated: 06/04/2019

Readers of all ages who enjoy a well-crafted mystery or detective story will be interested in listening to or reading these recently published books that will draw them into the...

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Ten literacy tips for parents and caregivers

Last updated: 05/12/2019

Here are some fantastic literacy tips and inspiring ways parents and carers can be more involved in children’s learning. Turn off the TV and devices and read for half an hour....

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Fill Classes with the Art of Comprehension

Last updated: 04/13/2019

You have about 10 minutes of class time. Is it possible to help students… Perhaps surprisingly, the answer is yes. Even if your students aren’t the most proficient decoders,...

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Reading 5 Books A Day To Your Kid Can Give Them A Huge Advantage, New Study Says

Last updated: 04/09/2019

I think most parents are well aware of the importance of reading to your kids at home. We all know they benefit from the time spent with their parents, the language, the...

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When a laundromat becomes a library

Last updated: 04/08/2019

When a laundromat becomes a library Apr 2, 2019 6:35 PM EDT By — Transcript Audio The first five years of a child’s life are critical for language exposure, but studies suggest...

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Looking Forward to a Rebirth of Literacy Teaching & Learning

Last updated: 03/27/2019

As a presenter at this year’s CCIRA Conference in Denver next month, I was invited to write a guest post for the CCIRA blog and was inspired to write something on this year’s...

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Language development in children: 0-8 years

Last updated: 03/18/2019

Language development is a critical part of your child’s overall development. It supports your child’s ability to communicate, and express and understand feelings. It also...

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How to Be Creatively Productive This School Year - Class Tech Tips

Last updated: 03/14/2019

What does it look like to be productive, creatively? Making the most of both digital and analog tools can be a challenge for learners of all ages. Finding your flow, staying on...

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