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The Importance Of Connection

This is an exciting time of year because volunteers are beginning to start reading with students all across the Greater Austin area.  THIS is why Education Connection exists!  One of the key strategies for having a successful year with your [...]

2019-10-25T14:09:47+00:00November 1st, 2019|

What Do I Do The First Time I Go To Read?

In order to start reading with students you must have registered in Volunteer Tracker/App-Garden, completed your district background check, attended Literacy Partner Training, and completed your Volunteer Commitment Pledge.  Once these steps have been completed and you are"approved" to start reading your [...]

2019-09-25T19:10:20+00:00October 1st, 2019|

The Importance Of Summer Reading

Reading is an important skill and predictor of academic success because all other subjects hinge on the ability to take in information through reading. Data shows that students who read twenty minutes each day have higher standardized test scores than [...]

2019-05-15T09:28:28+00:00June 1st, 2019|

It’s Time To Celebrate

cel·e·brate (verb) - - to observe (a day) or commemorate (an event) with ceremonies or festivities - to make known publicly; proclaim - to praise widely or to present to widespread and favorable public notice    Note: Definition was taken [...]

2019-05-10T12:00:53+00:00May 2nd, 2019|

The Power Of Story

Every school, each Literacy Partner paired with two students, on a specific day, at a specific time is how the Education Connection story is being written...one book a time!I Author Kate DiCamillo shares with us how the power of words [...]

2019-02-18T09:45:58+00:00April 1st, 2019|

20 Ways To Encourage Reading

20 Ways to Encourage Reading reprinted with permission from Reading is Fundamental (RIF). This list was originally printed in the RIF Parent Guide Brochure. 1. Scout for things your children might like to read. Use their interests and hobbies as [...]

2019-02-18T09:25:52+00:00March 1st, 2019|

Top 10 Things You Should Know About Reading

Reading is an integral part of learning.  Students spend their first few years in school learning to read and the remainder of their academic careers they are reading in order to learn.   Reading Rockets published a helpful article that outlines the top ten [...]

2019-02-18T09:28:19+00:00February 1st, 2019|

New Year, New Beginnings

The beginning of a new year is a fresh start, just like a new book, except this book comes with 365 blank pages.  This time of year is a time of making resolutions and determining how we want to focus [...]

2018-12-19T09:49:51+00:00January 1st, 2019|