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Read Across America

10 Ways to Raise a Reader

Common Sense Media | Posted 05.03.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Many parents think that as soon as their kids learn to read on their own, they no longer need to be read to. But kids still love it and benefit from it as they hear the rhythm of the language, learn correct pronunciation and get to relax and just take it all in.

Why I Don't Love Dr. Seuss... but 3 Reasons I Should

Amy Mascott | Posted 05.03.2015 | Parents
Amy Mascott

Only a few people know my true Dr. Seuss feelings because, as a reading specialist and former high school English teacher, I've been afraid to admit it.

Happy Dr. Seuss Day

EllynAnne Geisel | Posted 04.30.2014 | Denver
EllynAnne Geisel

Read Across America Day is Sunday, March 2, a date co-opted by the National Education Association to coincide with Dr. Seuss's birthday.

Celebrate Read Across America Day: 10 Age Appropriate Books For Your Tween

Tina Wells | Posted 05.01.2013 | Parents
Tina Wells

It seems that parents of tweens are unfairly caught between trying to keep their avid readers interested in reading while ensuring the content isn't making them mature too fast.

Celebrating Read Across America Day

Posted 03.01.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Today, March 1, is the National Education Association’s 16th Annu...

Drag Performer Told She's 'Inappropriate' For Children's Book Reading

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 02.26.2013 | Gay Voices

Philadelphia's beloved drag cabaret mainstay was cordially invited to speak to a group of 25 kids in an after-school program in New Jersey as part of ...

Emmeline Zhao

Adult Film Proceeds To Go To School Reading Program?

HuffingtonPost.com | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 02.07.2012 | Education

Talk about dirty money. American schools and educational programs might be drowning from lack of funding, but being deep in the red isn't deterring on...

Ex-Porn Star's School Appearance Caused By Misinformation?

AP | Posted 11.18.2011 | Education

COMPTON, Calif. -- Officials of a California school system plan to meet with the agent who schedules celebrity guests to read to children after some p...

Read Across America: 11 Obscure Titles For Adventurous Book Clubs

Peter Steinberg | Posted 12.09.2011 | Books
Peter Steinberg

Looking for your book club's next read? Don't waste your time with the hottest new titles -- half your club has already read 'em.

Read Across America 2011: Michelle Obama To Read Classic Dr. Seuss Book

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The National Education Association (NEA) will host its 14th annual Read Across America Day tomorrow, March 2, at the Library of Congress. First Lady M...