The Detroit Red Wings and the Michigan Education Association are joining together for the Michigan Reads program, which promotes good reading habits for K-12 students in the state.
While in elementary school, almost all kids have books they read for fun, by high school, for many students, the thrill of reading is gone.
The release of the final Harry Potter movie might serve as a good time to start getting kids back to reading the original books.
All kids need to work to learn how to read, and many struggle more than others. For kids and parents who find reading easy or hard, readingrockets.org, offers resources to help.
Sometimes kids need a little nudge to get interested in a book or a genre of books.
My eyes popped out of my head when a recent report showed 47% of Detroiters are functionally illiterate. That means nearly half of all people living in the city have trouble reading.
Unfortunately, for many kids, “Summer Slide” doesn’t mean not plugging a plastic device into a hose to slip around on the lawn…
A just-released study from the Michigan Educational Assessment Program finds math and social studies scores have risen, but reading scores fell.
You are what you eat, but are you what you read?
For younger children, building the connection between sounds and letters helps build the foundations of future reading.