Hello and welcome to GSSB Blog. As a literacy program director, part of my job is to help children find books they will enjoy reading. I know that you and I share the goal of wanting to help children develop a lifelong appreciation for reading. Great School Speakers Bureau (GSSB) has put together a wonderful Read (and Write) to Succeed Literacy Author Visit Tour for teens and young adults. We encourage you to promote reading in your school & community. Join our blog & mailing list to be a part of the vision. Thank you. ~SaRita Dean
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Project S.M.I.L.E. Read & Write Across America Literacy Tour exists to create and present innovative education programs. The tour has emerged as one of the nation’s premier literacy organizations recognized for its innovation in creation, education, and curriculum management.
This tour advocates for teachers because of its awareness that teachers are not bad at teaching reading and writing; it's the structured readi...Read Full Post »
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Sustaining a Service-Learning ProgramAnother dimension of our work is helping teachers, school administrators andcommunity members make service-learning a central part of local programming.Too often, service-learning depends on the persistent efforts of individualteachers and/or community partners without becoming integrated into the fabricof the school, school district or community.
Collaborating with schools and communities across America over the past decade, Eddie Armstrong, III has...Read Full Post »
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The ultimate goal of the OralHealthcare Can’t Wait campaign is to sustain and improve oral health inAmerica. We invite you to stop by Dentiq Dentistry and pick up a free copy ofthe informative brochure that the Dental Trade Alliance has developed for the Oral Healthcare Can’t Wait campaign.Read Full Post »
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Absolutely. Social-learning helps students experience the relevance of their studies as they develop skills and apply content knowledge in a real-life context. Through social-learning, classroom practices-such as research, reading fiction and nonfiction, interviewing, and documenting-are performed in myriad ways during interaction within the community. This allow students to see real, tangible changes brought about by their own efforts both in their communities and in themselves. They collabo...Read Full Post »
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Through Chat ‘n’ Chew, students are able to connect academic curriculum with their real world social-learning whether in their neighborhood, at a local library, or in a distant learning environment. As social-learning becomes part of a school culture, its implementation affords a range of experiences and opportunities which motivate students’ participation in their community. Social-learning enables teachers to involve their classes in developing skills and demonstrations th...Read Full Post »