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More than 60 percent of all prison inmates are functionally illiterate.
One child in four grows up not knowing how to read.
43% of adults at Level 1 literacy skills live in poverty compared to only 4% of those at Level 5.
Kids who are read to every day are 1 year more literate than their peers.

The Literacy Advocate Timmy Bauer

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 28 Ratings

More than 60 percent of all prison inmates are functionally illiterate.
One child in four grows up not knowing how to read.
43% of adults at Level 1 literacy skills live in poverty compared to only 4% of those at Level 5.
Kids who are read to every day are 1 year more literate than their peers.

    How to Keep Striving Readers Engaged in Science w/ Claudia Dolan

    How to Keep Striving Readers Engaged in Science w/ Claudia Dolan

    Claudia Dolan is a fifth grade teacher at School No. 2 in Linden Public School District in Linden, New Jersey. She has a Bachelor Degree in Special Education and Masters in Education Technology from the American College of Education. Claudia has been a teacher for 5 years teaching 2nd and 5th grade Science and Math. At present, she is teaching all subjects.

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    But What if They’re Just Fake Reading? 🤭 w/ Glenn Rhoades

    But What if They’re Just Fake Reading? 🤭 w/ Glenn Rhoades

    Glenn Rhoades is an ELA Teacher at Central Gwinnett High School. He teaches 10th Grade and dramatic writing. Glenn has been a teacher for 6 years teaching 10th Grade the whole time. Interestingly,  Glenn dropped out of high school and went back as an adult learner at age 25.  He then worked his way through college,  paying for his education out of his own pocket. He spent his 20's fuming at society and he  needed to do something that would actually make a difference, So he got a degree in Secondary English Education and is now working on his Master's from Kennesaw State University. Currently, Glenn is growing his beard and refuses to shave until he can  have all his kids back in one classroom. 


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    #AuthorIllustrator Try Focusing on PICTURES First and Words Second w/ Bethan Woollvin

    #AuthorIllustrator Try Focusing on PICTURES First and Words Second w/ Bethan Woollvin

    Bethan Woollvin is an author illustrator of multiple kids books, including: Little Red, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, and Bo the Brave.

    She is a graduate of the Cambridge School of Art, where she won the prestigious Macmillan Children's Book Competition with her version of Little Red Riding Hood. It was her first picture book. She lives in England.


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    What is Teacher Advocacy? w/ Thea Yurkewecz and Keith Newvine

    What is Teacher Advocacy? w/ Thea Yurkewecz and Keith Newvine

    Dr. Thea Yurkewecz is an assistant professor and program chair of the reading and literacy committee from the State University of New York at Geneseo . She is a national board-certified teacher, literacy specialist, teacher educator, and past-president of the New York State Reading Association.  Her international work includes coordinating a student teaching abroad program in Bangkok, Thailand, and facilitating professional development to educators in Beijing, China. She continues to focus her research on supporting specialized literacy professionals and preparing future literacy leaders.
    Keith Newvine is a Literacy PhD Candidate at Syracuse University, an 18-year high school English teacher, co-founder of the Central New York Social Justice League, and Vice President of the New York State Reading Association. His research focuses on centering contemporary young adult literature written by and about BIPOC in suburban English Language Arts classrooms to demystify discourses of whiteness.

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    • 30 min
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    #Author The Story Behind the Story: Bo the Brave w/ Bethan Woollvin

    #Author The Story Behind the Story: Bo the Brave w/ Bethan Woollvin

    Bethan Woollvin is an author illustrator of multiple kids books, including: Little Red, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, and Bo the Brave.

    She is a graduate of the Cambridge School of Art, where she won the prestigious Macmillan Children's Book Competition with her version of Little Red Riding Hood. It was her first picture book. She lives in England.


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    • 12 min

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