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

Children’s Literacy and Reading News – 17 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; and grants, sponsorships and donations. For the first time in a long time, we don’t have any new resources.  We hope you find new and useful information. Events The National Book Festival will be here before we know it. To provide festival-goers with the latest event news and information, the Library of Congress has added a variety of social networking features, including updates through Twitter and Facebook. To receive up-to-the-minute information … Read more