New Haven students turn 'Litter to Literacy'

NEW HAVEN — Some environmentally conscious students at New Haven Elementary School learned that hard work pays off, when they won awards recently in the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection youth program. Students who participated in the school “Litter … Continue reading →
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Early years practitioners lack confidence when using technology to develop children's literacy

Technology has become a part of daily life for people across the world with adults and children often using touch screens before they can walk and talk. The use of technology and touchscreens in early years is a contentious issue, … Continue reading →
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County launches children's literacy program with backing from feds - Appeal

  Colusa County is the second-least literate county in California, as an estimated 34 percent of residents over the age of 16 lacked basic prose reading skills in 2003 — according to the most recent statistics available from the National … Continue reading →
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Charleston County School District slashes literacy program

When Master Reading Teacher Sarah Catto found out the school district would be gutting its literacy program in the fall of 2016, she knew she could not stay. She took her postgraduate education, her teaching certifications and her passion for … Continue reading →
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Literacy Lab teaches Hamilton County's teachers

David Chatman licked his lips and focused on the page in front of him as he practiced reading with a teacher Tuesday. It’s the middle of summer and Chatman, 4, hasn’t started kindergarten yet, but he was eager to show … Continue reading →
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DACC seeks tutors for literacy program

DANVILLE — Danville Area Community College’s Reader’s Route seeks volunteer tutors to help adults learn to read, write and improve math skills. Forty-five million people in the United States are functionally illiterate. The Reader’s Route literacy program provided by DACC’s … Continue reading →
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Literacy Coalition Offers 'Raising Kids Who Read' Sessions

Literacy Coalition Offers ‘Raising Kids Who Read’ Sessions Written by ChirelloMarketing, Jun 3, 2016, 0 Comments The Literacy Coalition of Oswego County will host “Raising Kids Who Read” featuring author Daniel Willingham for three free presentations at the Oswego County … Continue reading →
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Girls vs boys in IT literacy: In first US tests, who came out on top?

  Girls scored higher than boys in the ICT content area and in Communicating and Collaborating. Image: NEAP Eighth-grade girls scored higher than their male counterparts in the first US tests of technology and engineering literacy. The US government’s National … Continue reading →
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Bartlesville Public Library offers literacy tutor training

“Literacy is the bridge from misery to hope.” — Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary-General and 2001 Nobel Peace Prize recipient For Carol Smith, becoming a volunteer tutor for the Bartlesville Public Library’s Literacy Services was “a natural fit.” After … Continue reading →
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