World Read-Aloud Day

World Read Aloud Day tomorrow

“Spend at least ten wildly happy minutes every single day reading aloud. From birth!” – Mem Fox This is the first commandment from Mem Fox’s Ten read-aloud commandments. It’s a great time to review these in advance of World Read Aloud Day tomorrow.  It’s an international day to read aloud together and emphasize literacy as… Read more

World Read Aloud Day

Today is World Read Aloud Day! It’s a day to celebrate the power of words and emphasize the right the literacy. It’s also a good time to remember Mem Fox’s Read-Aloud Commandments. They focus on enjoyment, frequency and repetition. Please read aloud every day because you just adore being with your child, not because it’s… Read more

World Read Aloud Day

Today is World Read Aloud Day!  Take time today to read aloud. Evidence underlines the importance of reading aloud for developing children’s language and learning skills. But the research on what happens to the brain during reading aloud is more preliminary. For a brief description of some suggestive recent research on effects of reading aloud… Read more

World Read Aloud Day 2015

World Read Aloud Day will be celebrated this coming Wednesday, March 4th.  The first Wednesday of March is a time set aside to call attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories. Why read aloud?  It’s entertaining and fun.  It bonds parents and children.  And, it helps develop reading skills in children. Recently… Read more