The Reading Tub News Stand

These past few months we have been doing a lot of behind the scenes work to improve the content we deliver to subscribers and readers. Our goal is to share reading tips and suggestions, recommendations and news in a variety of formats … and in “doses” that fit / balance your needs and time constraints. Just as we believe literacy can be integrated into everyday activities, we want our news to do the same: it should feel like help, not something else for the to-do list. Last year I revamped and started republishing The Wash Rag. This is a tailored monthly publication with new-to-you blurbs about literacy and reading events, links to the Roundups I do with Carol Rasco, Jen … Read more

Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – mid-June 2011

The June 16th edition of the children’s literacy and reading news round-up, brought to you by Jen Robinson’s Book Page, The Family Bookshelf, a Reading Tub blog, Rasco from RIF, and The Book Chook, is now available at The Book Chook. Over the past couple of weeks, Carol Rasco, Susan Stephenson, and Jen Robinson have collected content for you about literacy & reading-related events, programs, and research. Because my life is in warp-speed or crossing a mind-bending vortex –  Susan Stephenson graciously stepped up to tackle the mid-June Roundup. Just like the image at the start of her post, the roundup is filled with lots of refreshing news and ideas. Lovely logo, isn’t it? Look closely and you can see … Read more

Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – Early June 2011

June is just a jumble. As is often typical this time of year, time seems to just fold over on itself. Between recovering from BookExpo, holiday weekends, year-end commitments at school, graduations, summer sports … you get the picture. Odds are also pretty good that if you are reading this, you’re also living it.  So ‘nuf said. On with the show … Three times a month, Jen Robinson @  Jen Robinson’s Book Page, Carol Rasco @  Rasco from RIF, and I publish a children’s literacy and reading news round-up.  Jen covers the first part of the month, I (usually) take the middle, and Carol Rasco does a lovely wrap-up and look ahead. Carol’s May in Review post went up last … Read more