Lots of news over the past two weeks! Here’s the roundup:
Tag: New York Times
Happy Spring! Kind of. Nobody’s putting their skis away around here.
Lots of interesting tidbits in the news this week. Here’s the roundup:
Here are some stories we liked this week:
- This thoughtful op-ed in Minnesota’s Star-Tribune. Literacy tutor Kris Potter muses on the power of learning to read with real books: “The tangible benefits of reading (real) books to kids”
“Love cracks the code, creates curiosity, sustains attention and eventually lays knowledge at their feet as they become independent readers.
Trying something new here in the CLiF office. We’re tuned in to literacy news from near and far, and there are great stories every day out there about reading, writing, and books. So in the spirit of sharing resources, every week (mostly) we’ll post a mini library of links to stories we like.
There is something about the truly awesome body of children’s books that tempts people to try to separate the cream from the chum. It’s just irresistible.
This week the New York Times noted two organizations that have recently published their lists of the 100 “best books” in children’s literature, the New York Public Library and the British charity BookTrust.
A long time ago, when we were first married, my husband and I used to love to hang around on a Sunday morning reading the New York Times.
In my memory of those days, it was cold and raining outside, or 20 below, and we had no place in particular to be.