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  • Drink to Read Happy Hour Event
    Drink to Read: A Happy Hour Event to Accelerate Literacy in Miami-Dade Country
    As part of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s 2014-2015 Leadership Miami initiative, Accelerate Literacy in collaboration with The Center for Writing and Literature at Miami Dade College, want to raise awareness and increase resources...
  • Independent reading reminders
    Comparisons: from the Frontlines: days in the lives of our students: Part 2
    If you’ve already read the previous description (http://www.examiner.com/article/comparisons-from-the-frontlines-days-the-lives-of-our-students-part-1) published on October 29th, you may need to catch your breath before getting the next...
  • Academy of the Company Theatre presents 'The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley'
    Academy of the Company Theatre presents 'The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley'
    Celebrating 50 years delighting families with his international adventures, literary hero Flat Stanley leaps from the pages onto the Company Theatre stage! The Academy of the Company Theatre (ACT) is proud to present ‘The Musical Adventures...
  • 15th Bike the Bend for Literacy set for Saturday, November 23, 2014
    2014 Bike the Bend for Literacy set for November 23
    Like the bumper sticker says, 'If you can read this, thank a teacher!" If you feel like you could do more for teachers (and reading), you should register for the 2014 version of Bike the Bend for Literacy. Not only is it a good cause, it&...
  • Malta Comics and Pop Culture Expo fights for literacy and a better environment
    Malta Comics and Pop Culture Expo fights for literacy and a better environment
    Malta Comics and Pop Culture Expo will be in the Mediterranean Conference Center in Valletta from Oct. 31 through Nov. 2, 2014. This year, the expo has chosen to help AGV Non Ferrous Ltd, which already has a car battery recycling program in place,...
  • Taste for Literacy supports Crestline Library
    Taste for literacy and winter coat giveaway on the mountain
    This Saturday October 18, Friends of the Crestline Library will hold the 6th annual Taste for Literacy event at San Moritz Lodge next to Lake Gregory. This fundraiser for the Crestline Library runs from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and features samples...
  • PBC Literacy Coalition 2014 Read for the Record local campaign
    PBC Literacy Coalition 2014 Read for the Record local campaign Oct. 21
    It’s time again to 'Read for the Record' on October 21st and nationwide this Jumpstart national campaign will mobilize millions of children and adults to celebrate literacy by participating in the largest shared reading experience....
  • International Literacy Day 2014
    Today is International Literacy Day!
    Today is UNESCO's International Literacy Day. According to UNESCO's website about the event, this year's theme is "Literacy and Sustainable Development" and the main celebration for the day will occur in Dhaka, Bangladesh,...
  • Yes on A
    Alliance to Save Our Altadena Libraries holds rally to continue library funding
    With a list of endorsements that includes liberals and conservatives, churches and businesses, educators and community organizations, The Alliance to Save Our Altadena Libraries is rallying to get yes votes on a ballot measure to continue funding...
  • Banana Spider
    Book-signing and history fun at Bulow Plantation Ruins
    Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park invites everyone to celebrate Literacy Month with them at an event featuring historian and Bulow Gold author, William Ryan, on September 13, 2014. Ryan will lead a history talk about the once thriving...
  • 4 tips to make reading homework fun
    4 tips to make reading homework fun
    Dear LA Teacher,I’m a 7th grader at Campbell Hall in North Hollywood. My English teacher assigns us 20 minutes of silent reading every night, and we have to keep a chart of our progress. I hate to read! Could you suggest a few tips to make...
  • Florida State Parks celebrate National Literacy Month
    Florida State Parks celebrate National Literacy Month
    September is National Literacy Month and Florida's state parks are celebrating literacy in a number of ways. Programs and events are planned throughout the month of September at many of the parks and a free entrance day is planned for all of...
  • Learn-to-read resources
    Useful resources for teaching your child to read
    Your little one is anxious to become a reader, but teaching her can feel like an overwhelming task. How can you help her understand how to turn those squiggles on the page into sounds, words, stories and books? It will take patience and dedication...
  • Passion for writing fuels authors' expo in Baltimore
    Passion for writing fuels authors' expo in Baltimore
    A love for writing was the order of the day Saturday, August 16, 2014 at the North Baltimore Plaza Hotel as sixty-five authors represented the literary world at the African American Authors Expo. The day, which extended from 10am - 4pm, included...
  • Little Free Library
    Little Free Library
    Dear LA Teacher,My daughter and I recently read the Koolura Series and loved both books. We were pleasantly surprised that an inexpensive Kindle could be so good. School will be starting soon, and I was wondering if you know where we can find...