Despite the beautiful location, life on the island of Eleuthera is hard. So it's a big deal that a new generation will now have free access to a library with books for all ages, and computers – for the very first time. Learn how Follett and Freedom to Read, Inc., contributed to this great change.
Watch the lively presentation about ways to help students at all levels and ages move forward toward literacy success. Dr. Tracy Tarasiuk will share strategies and best practices designed to help educators determine when to intervene and how. Specific programs for varying age groups are shared.
One of the major changes I implemented a few summers ago was to allow students to check out as many books as they want for the summer. It was so successful that I plan to permanently continue the program. That's just one of the things you can try. Here are more . . .
As teachers, we need ways to prevent that dreaded “summer slide” by sending our students away for the summer with something to read and something to do. Providing concrete ideas for activities using books they love is a great way to keep them engaged, reading and learning over the summer.
I knew when they contacted me several years ago that the people from The Day were on to a good thing. They had seen a niche market and were determined to fill it. We needed an online digest of news stories that was aimed at teenagers — not adults — and that is exactly what they provided.