Tag Archives: reading

Nature-based literacy – building lifelong learning and connecting kids to nature

Nature-based literacy is combining reading with being outdoors, helping kids (and adults) develop a love for both, and nurturing a lifelong connection to nature and learning. Having been an environmental educator for more than 30 years and a librarian for … Continue reading

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Four Circles Learning Supports Reading with Matching Funds

Four Circles Learning is putting its money where its mission is… helping people learn to love learning – and this time it’s for kids. Kids need books – good books – to read so they learn to love reading, and … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Make 2011 a Year of Learning

One of my life goals is to continue to learn as much as I can about the world and how it works, about myself and my limits, and about how to make the world a more sustainable place for the … Continue reading

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12 Gifts that Encourage Kids to Read

photo © 2009 Zechariah Judy | more info (via: WylioThis holiday make your gift-giving count for your young readers. Give them gifts that will encourage them to want to read…here are twelve suggestions for starters: A Basketful of Books – … Continue reading

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Two 4 Tuesday: Learning Links

Each Two 4 Tuesdays post features two links to items I’ve discovered recently that shed some light on learning…enjoy! 1. LiveScience.com: Video: Brain Scientist Pushes Social Learning – “Patricia Kuhl, a brain researcher and director of the National Science Foundation’s … Continue reading

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Can Images Create Value?

Cross-posted on realmenreadwithkids.wordpress.com – Oct. 21, 2010 During the past few weeks I’ve been combing through our family photos – both print and digital – looking for images of men reading – my son, my husband, my dad, cousins, friends, … Continue reading

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Thanks Hendry County Library Folks

I had a great morning presenting “Real Men Read with Kids: Inspiring Boys to Read for Life” to librarians and volunteers with the Hendry County Libraries. We talked about boys and reading, what key factors it takes to engage boys … Continue reading

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