As conversations become plans for school year 2020-2021, CLiF is looking for your ideas on how CLiF can support teachers, parents, librarians, and administrators to succeed with literacy curriculum in a different and evolving learning environment. WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR IDEAS! Thanks to IdeaScale Crowd, CLiF is soliciting ideas and compiling a growing list of ideas for, … Continued
As a parent, you already know how important reading is to children. Studies have shown that the attitude of a child towards reading and learning is the strongest indicator of how well he or she will do in school, regardless of their economic or social background. Studies have also shown that children who read for … Continued
Lists, resources, activities, guidance abound in this time of supporting kids learning at home. According to Room to Read, the recent data published by UNESCO, 102 countries have closed primary through secondary schools nationwide. This represents more than 849.4 million primary and secondary students enrolled in those closed schools. Additionally, 11 countries have localized school … Continued
There’s hardly an aspect of our lives that hasn’t been deeply affected by technology. Education is no exception.
The question is not really what is writing, but what is good writing.
Literacy specialists want parents to prepare their children for school by sharing a love for writing, the attitude that writing is important, and the expectation that all children can become successful writers. How to do this?
It often goes back to reading. Children and teens who read the most tend to become more successful in school than those who do not.