Summer Writing Activities List

Summer 2021 is upon us and every literacy advocate and organization has released their official summer reading lists. While everyone is excited to begin the beloved annual summer activity, the question begs to be asked, what about writing? Writing is an incredibly important tool we humans have to help us think, learn and communicate. An … Continue reading Summer Writing Activities List

Happy Black History Month!

Happy Black History Month! Happy Black History Month, everyone! With this February being a leap year, we get one extra day to enjoy great novels, poems, plays and essays written by authors such as Langston Hughes, Ralph Ellison and Frederick Douglas, Barack Obama, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, James Baldwin, Maya Angelou, Angie Thomas, Ta-Nehisi Coates, … Continue reading Happy Black History Month!

News Literacy Skill Building

As with any learning goal, working towards becoming news literate is a self-propelled process that takes commitment and vigilance.  Plotting out a strategy or to-do list can be a helpful guide to move through the layers of understanding. Before you embark on this journey, however, understand that becoming news literate isn't a simple skill that … Continue reading News Literacy Skill Building