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Library credit is available at conference. Register at https://www.vcsu.edu/extend/course-availability-and-registration Register for class #18899.
South Central Reading Council hosts event with author Kari Yates- Simple Starts to foster and grow readers....
The event was attended by over 50 SCRC members at the Century High School auditorium in Bismarck.
Young Writers Project Information has been posted!
Head over to the Young Writers Page to check it out!
According to the World Literacy Foundation, an estimated 67 million children still do not have access to primary school education and boys are more likely to have access than girls.
Thus, girls are more likely to be illiterate than boys even furthering poverty in countries such as Haiti.
Ms. Sluke, 3rd grade teacher and Mrs. Medalen, Title I Teacher at Sunnyside Elementary School in Minot worked together with Gwen Booth who volunteers for HART.
HARTs mission is to love, feed, clothe, medically treat, and meet the needs of people in Haiti and Africa.
The second grade girls had a lesson on how many girls from other countries didn’t have an opportunity to go to school or learn to read. The girls learned about Haiti and what life is like for kids in Haiti. The girls were given Strong Girls - Strong World t-shirts to wear two of the threedays of the project. The class planned a Facetime call with Gwen who was in Haiti. The students prepared questions to ask the girls, who were about their same age, about life in Haiti.
Following the Facetime, the Sunnyside girls wrote notes and made hair ties with ribbons to send along with the $100 to buy books. Gwen Booth, will follow up with pictures of the girls with their hair ties and books. The Sunnyside girls have an increased awareness of the importance of literacy, and the power they have to help girls in other countries bridge the gap of gender inequality and illiteracy. Strong Girls ~ Strong World! GIRL POWER!
The 2017 Young Writer Project winners will be announced on May 11. Please watch the webpage or your inbox for the winners.
We are so proud of all the young talent our state holds.
Read about the happenings with NDRA and the local councils in the latest edition of the Prairie Reader!
Read the latest edition of the Prairie Reader!