Skills to Practice this Month
To improve your child's vocabulary, add more detail to what she says when she talks with you.
Research shows that children who have larger vocabularies are better readers. Knowing many words helps children recognize written words and understand what they read....
Children who know and use more words when they are very young learn to read more easily and have greater academic success than those who don't. Get Ready with Words was designed to set children up for lifelong literacy through vocabulary enrichment. With generous funding from a PNC Foundation Grow...
EARLY LITERACY CALENDAR
Born Reader Program
In the Born Reader Program, nurses in the maternity departments at area hospitals distribute the book, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? in English and Spanish to their patients. Then they encourage the parents and caregivers to read to their...
When libraries and schools work together, everyone wins.
In 2015 the Library, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Mecklenburg County and the City of Charlotte accepted the White House ConnectED Library Challenge, pledging to provide students with easily accessible information and educational resources....