Math & Reading – an Intermission

Cady is busy this week, so we don’t have a new article in our Math & Reading series. That said, I came across this great MUSE FLASH at Rasco from RIF last night. Among all the great links sent to her, is one that fits in with our math literacy series. Last week, Sesame  Workshop (nonprofit educational foundation of Sesame Street) launched a ‘Math is Everywhere’ campaign at the Field Museum in Chicago. From Gary E. Knell, President and CEO of Sesame Workshop: Math Is Everywhere will highlight everyday experiences at home, in school, and at places where children are on the go,” said, Gary E. Knell, President and CEO of Sesame Workshop. “We are excited to continue our partnership with … 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 1: Understanding Financial Illiteracy

Reading Plus 1 explains the state of financial literacy among US teens and offers suggestions on ways parents can strengthen learning at school and home. Use the free resources listed or share some of these children’s books. Read more