Registration open for free virtual reading events for elementary, middle and high school students
The 2023 National Read Across America Day, hosted by Time4Learning is designed to get students and families excited about learning.
According to a press release, Time4Learning, a Cambium Learning Group company and award-winning online homeschooling program, will participate in National Read Across America Day on Thursday, March 2. A day dedicated to celebrating the joy of reading, thousands of families are invited to celebrate in the live, online event where three Time4Learning staff members will guide students in a lively shared reading experience that calls for active participation during each session. Registration is now open through 11:59 p.m. EDT on March 1, 2023.
National Read Across America Day was established by the National Education Association (NEA) in 1998 to help get kids excited about reading. This annual day of celebration occurs each year on the birthday of the popular children’s book author, Dr. Seuss.
“Time4Learning loves creating engaging, educational initiatives like our first ever National Read Across America Day event inspired to get our homeschooling families excited about reading and learning,” said Cheryl Dodge, president of Time4Learning. “We’re excited to share our love of reading with families and to show students how reading – whether shared or independent – can be so rewarding!”
Staff members participating in National Read Across America Day by reading to children and students that day include Mandy Ralston, Director of Content; Aaron Hinklin, Director of Production and Games; and Cheryl Dodge, President of Time4Learning. Ralston, a former teacher and mother of two young children located in Fort Worth, TX will be reading the book “The Velveteen Rabbit” for elementary aged students. Hinklin, a father of three located in Buffalo, NY will be reading an excerpt from “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” to middle school aged kids. Dodge, a former teacher, mother of a college student, and education technology expert located in San Luis Obispo, CA will be reading an excerpt from the young adult book “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.”
The live, 30-minute online reading events are scheduled as follows:
- Elementary school Facebook Live reading session of “The Velveteen Rabbit” will be held on Thursday, March 2 at 10 a.m. (EDT)
- Middle school Facebook Live reading session of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” will be held on Thursday, March 2 at 11 a.m. (EDT)
- High school Facebook Live reading session of “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea” will be held on Thursday, March 2 at 1 p.m. (EDT)
For almost 20 years, Time4Learning has been helping families successfully homeschool their children by offering families the opportunity to create an engaging, student-centric learning experience.
Registration to participate must be received by 11:59 p.m. EDT on March 1, 2023. Click here to register for one or all three events scheduled.
Time4Learning is an award-winning, online curriculum for anytime, anywhere use. The PreK-12th grade program offers courses in math, language arts, science, social studies, electives and more. The interactive, student-paced curriculum features thousands of multimedia lessons, activities, assessments, and offline printable worksheets. Time4MathFacts, a game-based program is also available to help elementary students develop math fact fluency. Parents use the popular Time4Learning and programs to reinforce key concepts over the summer, provide learning supports during the school year, and as the main academic curriculum for homeschooling.
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