Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – 12 October

Jen Robinson and Terry Doherty pull together and link you to the best of last week’s literacy and reading news from the past week. Read more

Children’s Literacy and ReadingNews Roundup – 28 September

Welcome to the first third edition of our reformatted weekly children’s literacy and reading news round-up, brought to you by Jen Robinson’s Book Page and Scrub-a-Dub-Tub, a Reading Tub blog.  Jen and I collected plenty of content for you about literacy and reading-related events; raising readers; literacy and reading programs and research; 21st century literacies; and grants, sponsorships and donations. Updated to correct the edition. Proof that writing at 9:30 PM may not be good for your health.! Events This past weekend, those lucky enough to live in/around Washington, DC – and to have extra sturdy umbrellas – got to enjoy the National Book Festival. Sara Lewis Holmes has a great photo/tweet album from her day at the Festival on … Read more

Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – 21 September

This week Jen Robinson is hosting our children’s literacy and reading news round-up. The roundups are brought to you by Jen Robinson’s Book Page and Scrub-a-Dub-Tub, a Reading Tub blog. Jen and I collected plenty of content for you about literacy and reading-related events; raising readers; literacy and reading programs and research; 21st century literacies; and grants, sponsorships and donations. There is lots to celebrate this week! First up: Reading is Fundamental (RIF) EXCEEDED its goal of 3 million minutes spent reading aloud, during the Read for Change challenge. WAY. TO. GO. Here’s hoping that this is the first step in turning around the results of a Jumpstart/Pearson Foundation study that says “”Ninety-five percent of Americans consider early childhood literacy … Read more