Read it Forward on World Read Aloud Day
By Megan on February 28th, 2013
March 6, 2013, is World Read Aloud Day, an awareness day advocating for literacy as a human right. World Read Aloud Day creates a community of people who support every child’s right to learn to read and to have access to books and technology that will make them lifelong readers. Our friends at LitWorld founded this special day, and we’re excited to share with you resources and details on how you can participate.
Read It Forward
Celebrate the day by reading aloud, giving away a book, or taking action in any way you can to “Read It Forward” on behalf of the 793 million people who cannot yet read. Everyone can change the world and Read It Forward, creating a ripple effect that resonates around the world with the power of story and shared words.
Visit litworld.org/wrad to join the Read It Forward movement. Register your participation, and rally your friends, family, and networks for March 6! LitWorld, You can also find free downloadable activity kits full of ideas for children, teens, families, educators, and professionals at litworld.org.
Join us for a Facebook Chat with Pam Allyn
At 4pm EST on March 6th, we’ll be joined by the awesome Pam Allyn, LitWorld founder and Global Ambassador for Scholastic’s Read Every Day, Lead a Better Life Campaign. She’ll be hosting a Facebook chat all about the importance of reading and sharing a love of books with all children. Be sure to stop by our Facebook page at 4pm!
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