If you are wondering if literacy learning is on the minds and in the hearts of Mainers, it is easy to find evidence in local communities throughout the state. As you drive around the state this... Read More »
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Raising Readers news, events, booklists and updates.
Jeremy grew up in rural Maine, in a town riddled with poverty. He quit school in 10th grade. His family needed help and so he went to work in his family’s business. Despite being a high school... Read More »
Recently, Raising Readers staff sat down with Pam Leo, the creator of the Book Fairy Pantry Project. We’re excited to share what we learned with you and how this awesome project came to be.... Read More »
Even a short wait can be a challenge with little ones. Fortunately there are plenty of ways to pass the time as well as promoting important brain-building literacy and language skills. Try these ... Read More »
Many children will end their school year bringing home a list of suggestions outside. Some research suggests children may lose up to a third of the year’s learning during the summer months.... Read More »
As a parent or caregiver, you can enhance your child’s learning through books, crafts, songs and activities. These few Raising Readers books are just a sample. You can try these ideas with all... Read More »
At the Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, we create environments which foster learning through play. Our focus is on hands-on, interactive learning, even when it comes to literacy. So what... Read More »
Parents and caregivers love to share funny things their children say. My toddler has been asking me all week to be his “awe-dance” (audience) and my five-year-old’s latest excuse to avoid bedtime ... Read More »
Social Media has become a huge part of all of our lives. It is crazy to think that just 10 years ago, social media was not a ‘thing’ at all. Now it is what we do more than anything else online.... Read More »
Former First Lady Barbara Bush has long maintained that: “The home is the child’s first school, and the parent is the child’s first teacher.” Based on that belief, the Barbara Bush Foundation for ... Read More »
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