Celebrate Thanksgiving with The Center Reflections of Gratitude by The Center's Staff Members By Megan Willis, Director of Communications As we celebrate Thanksgiving, it is evident that The Center for Literacy & Learning has much to be thankful for – a dedicated team, supportive educators and schools, and many communities that have … [Read more...] about Celebrate Thanksgiving
National Young Readers Week A Guide to Creative and Enjoyable Ways to Enhance Your Child's Literacy Development. By Megan Willis, Director of Communications In the exciting journey of your child's literacy development, fostering language skills can be a joyous and fulfilling experience. From storytelling to interactive games, the key is … [Read more...] about A Guide to Creative and Enjoyable Ways to Enhance Your Child’s Literacy Development.
Book-A-Month Club By Megan Willis, Director of Communications Louisiana is facing a literacy crisis that demands our attention. It's a crisis that not only affects our students but also our collective future. The statistics speak for themselves: only 28% of Louisiana's 4th-grade students are proficient readers, and this is unacceptable. … [Read more...] about Book-A-Month Club
Structured Literacy: A Simple and Effective Approach to Teaching Reading By Lindsey Vicknair Senior Literacy Content & Training Specialist of The Center for Literacy & Learning Structured Literacy is an evidence-based approach to teaching reading that simplifies the complex process of literacy acquisition. This method benefits all … [Read more...] about Structured Literacy: A Simple and Effective Approach to Teaching Reading
Lighting it Up with Lit Academy By: Ashley Watson-Stroud, Ph.D., Regional Literacy Specialist Lit Academy team 6 had the privilege of working with the dedicated educators of the Redesign School District. Teachers, Literacy Coaches, Administrators, and District Personnel met on June 15th and 16th at Glen Oaks Middle School’s campus to … [Read more...] about Lighting it Up with Lit Academy
Planning for next school year? Count your WINS! By: Liza Kostreva, Regional Literacy Specialist, May 2022 It’s May. The end of the school year is fast approaching – and while days are filled with testing, graduations, celebrations, closeouts, and more, this is an important time to take a pause, to slow down, and to reflect upon the past year … [Read more...] about Planning for next school year? Count your WINS!