Tackle Reading is a resource that will motivate children, support parents, and inspire teachers and fellow educators to love literacy. This book contains stories written by NFL players, celebrities, and authors who are passionate about reading education. It also includes pieces, lesson plans, activities, and guidance provided by literacy leaders, educators, and organizations dedicated to improve literacy instruction for all children.
|Publisher:||Creative Minds Publications, LLC|
|Product dimensions:||5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
A native of Richmond Virginia, Kathryn graduated from Longwood University with a BS degree in elementary education and a Master's degree in Literacy and Culture. She has taught first, second, and third grade and served as a literacy specialist for over a decade in inner city/Title I schools in Richmond Public Schools and Chesterfield County Public Schools in Richmond, Virginia. She is the author of Amy's Travels, a multicultural children's book used in schools on over twenty countries on six continents. The book was recently turned into a musical by the Latin Ballet of Virginia. She is a freelance educational writer for a variety of magazines including Education Digest, Parent and Child, and Literacy Daily, the publication of International Literacy Association. Kathryn was named one of the 50 Great Writers You Should be Reading by The Author's Show. She has provided in depth literacy consulting in over 40 schools primarily in 5 states (Virginia, New York, California, South Carolina, and Massachusetts) and has presented at both state and national reading conferences.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I would highly recommend this book for teachers, parents, and other educators. It’s a great book to pick up and read a section to motivate your students, children, or other adults on the importance of reading throughout life. There are many contributors for this book from all walks of life. You can find a section throughout the book that speaks to you. Some are even only a page long but very inspirational. There are many great ideas and activities to promote the love of reading. I pick it up everyday and read an excerpt to keep me motivated!