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.

Building Blocks of Reading

This just in: my two-year-old can read!! No, we did not purchase a ridiculous “teach your baby to read” program and he has never seen a day of public television (or any TV for that matter). Perhaps my joyous proclamation is a bit misleading, but my son is definitely building …