Monthly Archive for April, 2013

Boys’ Reading Report

The UK’s National Literacy Trust has published a report on  boys’ reading issues. They explain the gap, noting the factors of gender identity, school, and home. They also provide several key recommendations to address the problem. Read the report at

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Deadline for Library of Congress Literacy Awards

There is still time to apply for the new, prestigious Library of Congress literacy awards, which recognize and support individuals and institutions in the United States and abroad that have made significant contributions to combating illiteracy and aliteracy. The deadline is April 15. Details are found at

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Celebrate Poetry Month

Download a free collection of chapters on teaching poetry from 14 Stenhouse books spanning K-12. This 266-page PDF celebrates the U.S. National Poetry Month. Available through April.

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