Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – MidSeptember

15 September 2010 edition of the roundup of news related to children’s literacy and children’s literature. This is a product published by Terry Doherty of the Reading Tub, Jen Robinson of Jen Robinson’s Book Page, and Carol Rasco, CEO of Reading is Fundamental. Read more

Reading & Math 3: Books and Money – Blending Both in Daily Life

Welcome to the third installment of Reading &  Math. We created the series to look at literacy more broadly and to offer ways to use books, reading, and other resources as tools to helping kids of all ages. We have timed this post to give you time to prepare for National Money Night Talk, an event designed to start the conversation about finances with your kids. This year’s event is scheduled for September 16. We have also created a web version of the Financial Literacy Reading List with the books Cady recommends. The list will be continually updated, and we’d love to include your suggestions, so please leave a comment! When I started working on this project, it began as … Read more

Reading & Math: Kids, Finance, and Money

Welcome to Reading &  Math. We created the series to help clarify how learning to read and developing math skills can be partners in helping our kids become successful, confident people. When Cady North contacted me in mid-August, little did I realize how hot the topic financial literacy had become … it was the front page article in Sunday’s Washington Post Business Section: For the Young Set to Learn about Saving … Begins at Home. Does that sound familiar? “Learning to read begins at home, years before kids enter school.” (innumerable studies). I guess it only makes sense given where the economy is. So without further ado, here is part 2 of our periodic series Reading Plus. The signs of … Read more