Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – Mid-April 2011

Welcome to the mid-April edition of the children’s literacy and reading news round-up, brought to you by Jen Robinson’s Book Page, Scrub-a-Dub-Tub, a Reading Tub blog, and Rasco from RIF is now available at Scrub-a-Dub-Tub. Over the past couple of weeks Jen Robinson, Carol Rasco, and I have collected plenty of content for you about literacy & reading-related events, programs, and research. Susan Stephenson (The Book Chook) sent me some cool links from Down Under that are included, and Carol Rasco will be back later this month with some reflections for these past 30-odd days and a look forward to next month. To start us off, I’d like to share an excerpt of a Press Release I received from Reach … Read more

Tools for Reading and Literacy – January 2011

From Scholastic’s new iPad apps to platforms that allow kids to be writers and new blogs that discuss books … the monthly list of resources is packed with ideas to raise readers Read more

Thursday Blurb: Writing, Creativity, and Booktrailers

Terry found some interesting links/news about encouraging kids to grow as readers with creative tools: MrsP.Com announces her annual Be a Famous Writer Contest. Booktrailers for Readers helps kids find books and teaches them how to make their own book trailers.Terry found some interesting links/news about encouraging kids to grow as readers with creative tools: MrsP.Com announces her annual Be a Famous Writer Contest. Booktrailers for Readers helps kids find books and teaches them how to make their own book trailers. Read more