March 24, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

World Read Aloud Day Adds Magic Night This Year

Every child likes to be read to, even those irritable tweens, according to the latest Scholastic Kids and Family Reading research.

World Read Aloud Day

Read aloud. Change the World. This is the motto for LitWorld’s global literacy event–World Read Aloud Day held today on February 16th, 2017.World Read Aloud Day was created in 2010 by LitWorld, a renowned literacy 501(c)3 organization, to share the message that the read aloud is a simple, powerful act of social engagement that can change […]

Pictures of the Week: WPIX Weatherman Mr. G Reads Aloud at Manhattan’s P.S. 140

To kick off Read to Me, a new national literacy initiative, WPIX weatherman Mr. G and other members of the Screen Actors Guild read to children on World Read Aloud Day.

An Estimated Million—from Italy to North Carolina—Participate in World Read Aloud Day

An estimated million-plus individuals in over 46 countries participated in World Read Aloud Day on March 5 with events like Skype-read aloud sessions between classrooms in different countries.

Librarians Celebrate World Read Aloud Day

From Belarus to Brooklyn, the world’s students, teachers, and librarians marked the fourth annual World Read Aloud Day on Wednesday with a diversity of celebrations and special events. The special day was created by Pam Allyn and Lit World, a nonprofit organization she founded that encourages a global celebration of the invaluable practice of reading aloud.