Archive for the 'Reading Promotion' Category

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READ ON European Project Guide

The “READ ON guide”, produced by the partners of the European READ ON project, is a guide for teachers, youth workers, festivals, creative writing tutors and anyone working with young people aged 12 to 19. Inside you can find 15 IDEAS THAT YOU CAN ADAPT READ ON is a four-year […]

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Apply for Literacy Awards

Applications are being accepted for the 2021 Library of Congress Literacy Awards from Jan. 15 to March 5. The awards are made possible through the generosity of philanthropist David M. Rubenstein. The Literacy Awards — established by the Library of Congress and Rubenstein — were first conferred in 2013 to […]

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Library of Congress Literacy Awards

Through the generosity of philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program honors nonprofit organizations that have made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in the United States or abroad. The awards also encourage the continuing development of innovative methods for promoting literacy and the wide dissemination of […]

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Summer Reading Program Research

The National Summer Learning Project (NSLP) examined the implementation and effectiveness of voluntary summer learning programs developed by five school districts—Boston, Massachusetts; Dallas, Texas; Duval County, Florida; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Rochester, New York—and their local community partners. The study spanned three phases. The RAND research team (1) collected formative data […]

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Library of Congress National Book Festival

See the latest authors and books at the free Library of Congress National Book Festival, celebrated September 25-27 online at http://loc.gov/bookfest

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International Literacy Day Summit Results

On International Literacy Day (ILD), 8 September 2020, experts from around the globe contributed to a UNESCO webinar on how literacy teaching and learning can be realized in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. The pandemic revealed the unpreparedness of education systems, infrastructure, educators and learners for distance learning, and the […]

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New Literacy Projects book

The American Library Association has published Dr. Lesley Farmer’s newest book: Impactful Community-Based Literacy Projects. https://www.alastore.ala.org/impactliteracy  

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