Parents as Reading Partners: Webinar today and tomorrow!

Did you know it is Jewish Book Month? Wondering how to celebrate?

What could be more important than learning how to make reading with your children a better and more fruitful experience for BOTH of you?

The Jewish Education Project and Metroimma are offering a free webinar during from 12:30-1:30 today 12/7 and tomorrow 12/8. Can’t make it to a computer at that time? You can even call in in the phone to take part!

Today12/7:

The Art of Conversational Reading: Help Your Child Get the Most From the Books They Read

Presenter: Diane W. Frankenstein

Tomorrow 12/8:

The Parent Child Book Club: Creating a Dynamic Group Experience for All

Presenter: Melissa Stoller
Register now at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/366575086
Questions? Contact Shariee Calderone scalderone@thejewisheducationproject.org

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Join the Llama Drama: Read for the Record October 6th at Your Local Gymboree (Book Giveaway!)

You want to hear a terrifying statistic?

According the a poll released by the Pearson Foundation,  75% of Americans don't know that  two-thirds of low-income households have absolutely NO books in their home suitable for or designed for children under the age of 5.

What does this mean?

A terrifyingly high number of children are starting school at a disadvantage because they are not being exposed to books from a young age.

On October 6, 2011 over 2,000,000 people across the United States will join together to read Anna Dewdney's adorable Llama, Llama Red Pajama to promote early literacy.

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To join in and do your part, just take the pledge to Read for the Record which reads:

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