Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – mid-July 2011

Where to start with the greetings … happy Friday, happy Summer, happy gummie worm day! Hope you’re enjoying Air Conditioning Appreciation Days (lasts til 8/15), too. Welcome to the mid-July Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup brought to you by Jen Robinson’s Book Page, The Family Bookshelf, and Rasco from RIF. Over the month of June, Jen Robinson, Carol Rasco, and I have collected content for you about literacy & reading-related events; literacy and reading programs and research; and suggestions for growing bookworms.   Literacy & Reading-Related Events For the first Friday in July (just before taking a summer blogging break) Jama Rattigan posted her late-June interview with Lee Bennett Hopkins. It is a lovely interview, and while you may know about all … Read more

Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – mid-June 2011

The June 16th edition of the children’s literacy and reading news round-up, brought to you by Jen Robinson’s Book Page, The Family Bookshelf, a Reading Tub blog, Rasco from RIF, and The Book Chook, is now available at The Book Chook. Over the past couple of weeks, Carol Rasco, Susan Stephenson, and Jen Robinson have collected content for you about literacy & reading-related events, programs, and research. Because my life is in warp-speed or crossing a mind-bending vortex –  Susan Stephenson graciously stepped up to tackle the mid-June Roundup. Just like the image at the start of her post, the roundup is filled with lots of refreshing news and ideas. Lovely logo, isn’t it? Look closely and you can see … Read more

Literacy and Reading Tools – April/May Edition

Welcome to this combined April/May edition of the Tools for Reading and Literacy.  Traditionally, the Resources post is a monthly annex to the Literacy and Reading News Roundup, a collaborative effort with with Jen Robinson (Jen Robinson’s Book Page), Carol Rasco (Rasco from RIF), and Susan Stephenson of The Book Chook blog! In each issue you will find links to articles, websites, and online tools that facilitate the processes of reading and learning. Whether the information is recently published or a couple years old, it’s new to her and may be new to you. Enjoy! Starting off Literacy Lava is one of my favorite tools … and one I wish I had time to contribute to! With every issue (and … Read more