Literacy

Orlando Magic Baskets for Books Program Presented by Florida Blue Celebrates 10th Year

Orlando Magic Baskets for Books Program Presented by Florida Blue Celebrates 10th Year

In an effort to develop lifelong learners through literacy and education, the Orlando Magic and Florida Blue celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Baskets for Books program presented by Florida Blue. For every point made by the Orlando Magic at…

Thousands of Teachers Participate in Free, Online Professional Development in Reading Instruction Amid Virus Pandemic

Thousands of Teachers Participate in Free, Online Professional Development in Reading Instruction Amid Virus Pandemic

Today, Minnesota-based Winsor Learning, the nation’s leading expert and provider of science-based reading instruction for students, reported that more than 3,000 educators from across the nation have signed up to participate in its free, online professional development offerings in the…

AWC Detroit Celebrates National Reading Month With Westside Christian Academy

AWC Detroit Celebrates National Reading Month With Westside Christian Academy

Cindy Orlandi, a member of AWC Detroit and author of “Love is a Dog and Some Crayons…Weimaraner Coloring,” will be reading to Westside’s first graders alongside Bennie, her Weimaraner rescue therapy dog. Cindy Orlandi is a resident of Woodhaven. “It…

Raising A Reader Marks 20-Year Anniversary as Leading Children's Literacy Nonprofit in the U.S.

Raising A Reader Marks 20-Year Anniversary as Leading Children's Literacy Nonprofit in the U.S.

​​​​Raising A Reader, a national nonprofit organization that provides resources and guidance for families to implement home-based literacy routines, is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2019 and marking two decades of supplying and coordinating children’s literacy programs to public schools,…

Raising a Reader Appoints Nonprofit Executive Michelle Torgerson as President and CEO

​​​​​Raising A Reader, a national nonprofit organization that provides resources and guidance for families to implement home-based literacy routines, has appointed Michelle Torgerson as its president and CEO. Torgerson will have oversight of the organization’s day-to-day operations and drive its…

Award Winning Writer and Teacher Aaron Braxton's 'Jesse and the Caterpillar Who Got Its Wings' Reaches New Audiences

Award Winning Writer and Teacher Aaron Braxton's 'Jesse and the Caterpillar Who Got Its Wings' Reaches New Audiences

Have you ever felt like you didn’t belong? Jesse is an intelligent, sensitive, yet socially awkward kid, who has a vivid imagination, a hard time fitting in, and desperately needs help making friends. Facing the added pressures of fifth grade, his whole…

Wynotta Fowler's New Book "Life Marks: Volume II" is a Positively Wonderful Odyssey That Wanders Through the True Beauties That Life Can Provide.

Wynotta Fowler's New Book "Life Marks: Volume II" is a Positively Wonderful Odyssey That Wanders Through the True Beauties That Life Can Provide.

Wynotta Fowler, a proud Northern Alabama country girl, has completed her most recent book “Life Marks: Volume II”:  an enjoyable collection of poetry written by a woman who has seen the beauty of the world, and desires to show it…

AutoCognita Advances in $7M Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE

AutoCognita Advances in $7M Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE

AutoCognita, an EdTech innovator with a mission to change lives by delivering scalable literacy solutions to underserved adults and children around the world, today announced that it has been named as one of eight teams advancing in the $7M Barbara…

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Joins Voices for Literacy

​​​Washington, D.C. – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is proud to announce the creation of Voices for Literacy. This newly formed collaborative brings together a coalition of five organizations that are committed to expanding opportunities for children and…

LearningRx Announces Executive Leadership Transition

LearningRx Announces Executive Leadership Transition

​LearningRx, the largest one-on-one brain training organization in the world, is pleased to announce the transition of the organization’s founder and CEO Dr. Ken Gibson to the position of Chairman of the Board. Effective immediately the new leadership of LearningRx is as…

Lightswitch Learning, a Division of Sussman Education, Acquires Scobre Press

Lightswitch Learning, a Division of Sussman Education, Acquires Scobre Press

Lightswitch Learning, a national K-12 publisher and sales organization, has acquired high-interest educational publisher, Scobre Press. A publisher of high-interest fiction and nonfiction devoted to serving striving readers, Scobre Press has a catalog of more than 100 fiction and nonfiction…

Help Empower South L.A.—Become a Tutor

​​To help achieve all those New Year’s resolutions for 2017, the Los Angeles Scientology Community Center on South Vermont has announced a new program—tutoring and tutor training to empower anyone to accomplish their goals through quality education.  Full scholarships are available to…

Collectible Inaugural Activity Book Features US Presidents!

Collectible Inaugural Activity Book Features US Presidents!

​​​Students, teachers and parents will have fun preparing for the Inauguration with the recently released “The 45 Presidents,” the first historical activity book to include President-elect Donald J. Trump and facts such as which president kept an alligator in the…

LearningRx -One-on-One Brain Training Reviews 50 Year-Round Military Discounts

One-on-one brain training company LearningRx is sharing a list of “50 Military Discounts Just for Showing ID.” Although establishments across the country tend to offer some discount on Veterans Day, Memorial Day or Armed Forces Day, there are some businesses…

July Is National Make a Difference in a Child Month LearningRx Brain Training— Local Girl Named Student of the Year Finalist in LearningRx National Contest for Exceptional Brain Training Results

July Is National Make a Difference in a Child Month LearningRx Brain Training— Local Girl Named Student of the Year Finalist in LearningRx National Contest for Exceptional Brain Training Results

Chattanooga, Tennessee student Lauren Sims has been named one of five finalists in LearningRx’s national competition celebrating real life changing stories across the country. Lauren’s parents enrolled her in personal brain training after they noticed she was having trouble sounding out words and…

Meet a Scientologist—School Principal Fiona Milne, Helping the Next Generation Thrive

Meet a Scientologist—School Principal Fiona Milne, Helping the Next Generation Thrive

​​​New South Wales, Australia, July 7, 2016 (Newswire) -When Scientologist Fiona Milne of Sydney, Australia, learned about Study Technology developed by Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, she also found her calling in life.​ Milne grew up in a religious family. ”My…

LearningRx Reviews Research Study That Showed Brain Training Created New Brain Connections

LearningRx Reviews Research Study That Showed Brain Training Created New Brain Connections

A Randomized Control Trial (RCT) testing LearningRx’s (www.LearningRx.com) ThinkRx personal brain training program has been completed and analysis of the brains of the students found significant physical changes. The results of the analysis—“Analysis of Resting State Functional Connectivity in a…

iRead2Know Radio Now Available on iHeartRadio and iHeartRadio Family

Who knew learning could be so much FUN!   iRead2Know, now available on iHeartRadio and iHeartRadio Family, is a delightful array of programming for children: Original Stories, Classic Stories, Themed Music, Character Skits, Kid's World News, Fun Facts, Discover da Vinci Show,…

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