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Celebrate National Family Literacy Day!

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Parental literacy involvement is a top predictor of achievement. 

From Getting Smart: 

“November 1st kicks off National Literacy Month with a day designated as National Family Literacy Day. First designated in 1994, the day is meant to bring awareness to the importance of family literacy through the encouragement and education of both parents of and caregivers for children, and focuses on the powerful lifelong learning ripple effect they can ignite simply by participating in their children’s literacy practices.

Here are some innovative ideas for celebrating #NationalLiteracyDay today and every day. We’ve included 10 ideas to use at home and 10 ideas for the classroom . . .”

Get 20 ideas at Getting Smart.

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