Advocacy as a Responsibility

  Last week I had the opportunity to take part in the NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) Public Policy Forum in Washington, DC. I must admit that I was pretty nervous about this endeavor. My knowledge of policy making and advocacy was limited. Granted, I did …

World Read Aloud Day

These days you can find a theme for every day of the year.  There is one coming up on Wednesday, March 4th that really gets me excited – World Read Aloud Day!  As an early childhood educator and a parent of a kindergartner, everyday is Read Aloud Day. Having a special day dedicated to reading aloud just provides a better outlet for advocating for reading aloud to children the other 364 days of the year.