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Mapp and Morrell Promote Early Literacy by Engaging Parents

Why is it important for educators, parents and business leaders to be involved in promoting early childhood literacy?  Do community members have a collective responsibility to support the reading and writing development of the children living in their neighborhoods?  How can families and area residents partner with schools to strengthen and support literacy initiatives?

Learn the answers to these questions and more during the Reading Now Network’s West Michigan Early Literacy Leadership Symposium, “Collective Responsibility: Engaging Families & Community,” on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The event will take place at the Bernhard Center on the Campus of Western Michigan University. Continue reading Mapp and Morrell Promote Early Literacy by Engaging Parents

PBIS: Thornapple Kellogg’s Success Story

Please read and think about the statements below:

  • If a child doesn’t know how to read…we ______ .
  • If a child doesn’t know how to multiply…we _____ .
  • If a child doesn’t know how to swim…we_____.
  • If a child doesn’t know how to behave…we _____.

How did you answer the questions? Continue reading PBIS: Thornapple Kellogg’s Success Story