March 2, 2016
Today marks a special day in history — the birth of the ever-so enthralling writer, poet and cartoonist, Dr. Seuss! Known to his friends and family as Theodor Seuss Geisel, this renowned children’s author published a total of 46 children’s books in the 87 years he was alive. To celebrate the impact that Dr. Seuss has had on both literature and education, the National Education Association has deemed his birthday, March 2nd, as Read Across America Day.
While, we’re certain you’re already celebrating this exciting day in the classroom, the NEA suggests using this as a way to jump start reading all year round. Here are some of the top tips they you can employ to encourage students to read more often:
How are you celebrating Dr. Seuss and Read Across America Day in your classroom? We’d love for your to share some photos and tips for encouraging young readers on our Facebook page.
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