Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – 14 September

Welcome to the first 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. Although we were both catching up after long weekends away from the computer, Jen got back in the groove a bit faster … and did most of the collecting this week! As you may remember from our game-plan post two weeks ago, we’ve moved Raising Readers out of the weekly roundup. Jen will feature this family-focused content over at Booklights as a regular (but not necessarily weekly) feature. She starts this week with a Back-to-School edition of Literacy Lights. We’ll publish the first New Resources column in October. Even without those … Read more

Childrens Literacy and Reading News Roundup – 1 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; grants, sponsorships and donations; and other new resources. We hope you’ll find some useful information to start your reading week. Periodically this summer, we have commented about the volume of literacy- and reading-related news we see each week. Fascinating, interesting, and encouraging news can be found in all corners of the blogosphere: from educator- and library-focused institutions; academic and publishing journal; literacy organizations; and bloggers … Read more

Childrens Literacy and Reading News Roundup – 24 August

Welcome to the 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; grants, sponsorships and donations; and new resources. We hope you find new and useful information. Events The Everybody Wins! USA Literacy Auction is now officially open. The auction runs from 8/19/2009 to 9/2/2009 and the proceeds go toward expanding the Power Lunch reading program for low income children. There’s a lot of interesting items that would make great gifts so go on over and have a look. Thanks, Book Dads for … Read more