Monthly Archives: May 2013

Keep learning while on the go this summe

Keep learning while on the go this summer! Fill a “Brain Bag” tote with sticker books, wipe clean books, travel games, paperbacks etc. and keep it packed and by your door to grab on your way out. Need ideas? visit … Continue reading

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Have grant funds for summer reading book

Have grant funds for summer reading books? Make them stretch 50% further with our Literacy For a Lifetime Matching grant! http://ow.ly/lucvM

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Here are three strategies that enhance a

Here are three strategies that enhance a child’s reading comprehension. 1. Ask questions about what your child has just read. Who, What, Why, Where questions. If your child has trouble answering, point out where the answer is in the book. … Continue reading

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Literacy Tip – Kids can practice writing

Literacy Tip – Kids can practice writing letters in salt or sand on a tray or in a wide plastic container with a lid, making it easy to save for next time.

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Toyota and Natl. Center for Family Liter

Toyota and Natl. Center for Family Literacy accepting grant applications thru June 24 at http://www.toyotafamilylearning.org for schools, libraries & community-based organizations that provide literacy services to families.

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Need ideas for summer learning fun? Inst

Need ideas for summer learning fun? Instead of expensive summer camp, check out Smarty Pants Camps! http://ow.ly/l2cPP

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Over 15 GREAT practical tips for parents

Over 15 GREAT practical tips for parents to help encourage their children’s reading this summer! http://www.jeassociates.com/eap/sumread.htm

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