Tuesday, March 6, 2012

World Read Aloud Day!

World Read Aloud Day!
Everyone is picking up their favorite reads.







LitWorld's mission is to use the power of story to cultivate literacy skills in the world's most vulnerable children through Education, Advocacy and Innovation.
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EDUCATE

Read aloud with loved ones or new friends and talk together about the importance of global literacy, marking this as a special day of reading! Download our own picture book New Day, New Friends and the WRAD 2012 Kit for worksheets, recommendations, statistics on literacy, and other resources to help spark your plans. 

ADVOCATE

Spread the word about World Read Aloud Day and the Global Literacy Movement to your friends and followers or host an event in your area to rally around this urgent cause. Help us reach more than one million participants, joining forces and reading together in honor of this day. Set your avatar icon on Facebook and Twitter to be the WRAD 2012 Badge (the image above) from now through March 7, share our WRAD 2012 Kit, check the WRAD Blog for ideas, and embed our WRAD 2012 Preview Video on your website or blog, or post it on Facebook and Twitter. 

INNOVATE

Share World Read Aloud Day with friends across the globe by using video chat and tuning into LitWorld’s special live webcasts. Join our upcoming Live Orange Broadcast Series Events on the art of reading aloud, check our Facebook Events Page for details. Sign up for an official WRAD 2012 Video Chat, or set up your own cross-global video chat with a long-distance friend. If you can't join ourWRAD 2012 Signature Event at Books of Wonder in New York City in person, check our site on March 7 and tune in to the live webcast.


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