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Reading and Writing

'Pretty Girls,' A Conversation With Karin Slaughter

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.22.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Karin Slaughter's first book, Blindsighted, became an international success published in 30 languages, and made the Crime Writer's Association's Dagger Award shortlist for "Best Thriller Debut" of 2001.

This Dyslexic-Friendly Font Could Help The 1 In 5 People Living With Condition

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact

A few subtle tweaks to a letter's shape can make a world of difference to some readers. By creating a new typeface with slight but impactful change...

Building a Foundation for Literacy

Anita Stewart | Posted 03.15.2014 | Impact
Anita Stewart

The need for a renewed focus on the importance of literacy is real. That's why the IICF and Sesame Workshop felt there was a need for a resource like Every Day is Reading and Writing Day.

Voices and Choices: The Secrets to Summer Reading and Writing Success

Pam Allyn | Posted 09.25.2013 | Parents
Pam Allyn

Summer is an ideal time to empower children to master control of their reading lives. By supplementing the reading lists that are sent home with time for the child to match his passions to his reading, we give a child the sense that he is curating his own reading life.

Reading and Writing

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 08.04.2013 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

Crunching numbers in a cubicle eight hours a day was driving me mad. Literally driving me mad. I began to write in earnest. At first it was just a journal for my own sanity, I had to make sense of the life I had been living.