March 2 is the birthday of the late Dr. Seuss, which means it’s also Read across America Day. The NEA sponsors this event to celebrate and encourage reading. If you’re a teacher, represent an organization, or are an individual, add your plans to the Read Across America site. Visit it to get ideas. Tweet it, Pinterest it, Facebook it, hashtag it. Spread the word!
And read a book! Better yet, read a book to a child. Do it for the sheer joy of it, but also do it because you play a crucial role in children’s education. It’s a fact: Children who read frequently are better readers and better students.
Of course, you know how much we love inspiring early readers. ...