World Read Aloud Day

Who wants to participate in this with Andy and I on February 1?

#slowchathealth

The tenth annual World Read Aloud Day will be celebrated on February 1st and I’m inviting #PhysEd and #HealthEd teachers to join in with this global celebration of the power of words. World Read Aloud Day asks everyone to celebrate the day by selecting a book, finding an audience, and reading out loud – it really is that easy.

World Read Aloud Day is a global literacy movement that spreads the message that the right to read and write belongs to all people. Here’s why that’s important:

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World Read Aloud Day was started by LitWorld and in addition to raising awareness of global literacy, at least 793 million people remain illiterate, it also aims to promote the power of reading aloud to children. In this World Read Aloud resource, Dr Monica Burns writes:

Young and old we all know the power of a picture book or short story. The…

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