What will you be doing on February 24? Will you be joining millions of people in over 100 countries for World Read Aloud Day (WRAD)? WRAD is an initiative developed by LitWorld to inspire readers across the globe. With literacy being a key factor in determining lifelong success in children worldwide, organizations such as Mass Literacy have joined LitWorld to help share information about the importance of reading aloud.
With only two days left until WRAD, here are 3 tips to encourage a read aloud routine on World Read Aloud Day and every day: Read More »
Reading aloud envelops both the reader and the listener together in a warm embrace of words. Here is a list of titles to make that magic happen: Read More »
World Read Aloud Day is February 24, 2016. This global initiative “calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories,” according to LitWorld, the founder of the event. To help you celebrate this exciting day on a local scale, here are six ideas to get you started: Read More »
February 24 is a big day for books. It’s World Read Aloud Day, a time when people from all over the globe celebrate the power and importance of reading out loud. While voices from all corners of the world are reading, Mass Literacy will be making a difference too – and we need your help. On February 24 we are hosting a 24-hour Online Giving Challenge.
Help us continue to fund critical literacy education initiatives that give babies, children and adults the tools they need to read by making a gift to Mass Literacy. Our goal is to receive 100 donations during the challenge, and we can’t do it without you. Read More »
In the hopes that we can keep reading at the forefront of whatever changes we might have planned for a new year, I’ve been thinking about how I can improve my own reading life as well as those of my high school English students. Here, I offer a few suggestions about ways we might consider jump-starting reading, nurturing younger readers and sustaining a love of literacy. Read More »