Read to Me

According to UNESCO one in five adults in the world is still not literate and two-thirds of them are women while 72 million children are out of school.  So that must be an international problem and not of much concern to more developed countries like the USA, right?
No, actually it is a problem in the USA as well according to a five-year study commissioned by the US Department of Education.  [...]

 

Quiet Time Tales with Grandpa Read!

Its Friday, so it must be time for a review, right? Right!
This week’s adventure was all about the kids, and being quiet,  and reading… and goldfish. I had the pleasure of watching an episode of Quiet Time Tales featuring Grandpa Read, Sparky & Wanda, Champ and some interesting illustrations. The episode reminded me a lot of when I used to watch “Reading Rainbow” on PBS, so I sat back and [...]