Children’s Literacy and Reading News Round-Up: March 1

Welcome to the weekly collation of news, information, and ideas related to raising readers. It offers parents, educators, and community leaders ideas, statistics, and news with ways to help kids learn to read in the 21st century. Read more

Author Interview: Anytime Reading Readiness by Cathy Puett Miller

In 1997, Cathy Puett Miller began her journey as The Literacy Ambassador®. As she explains in our interview, her mission hasn’t changed. She is still building bridges by connecting children and adults, parents and educators, in ways that will help everyone see literacy as a tool for life. Cathy has written extensively about reading and literacy, both as an author and freelance writer. She draws on her library science degree from Florida State University as the foundation of her work. She has more than 13 years experience as an independent literacy consultant working with teachers, parents, librarians, and non-profit family-friendly organizations, she has conducted research initiatives and best practice studies in the areas of beginning reading instruction, emergent literacy and … Read more