MassLive highlights Springfield kids’ summer reading totals so far – join our Summer Reading Club to contribute!
From the article at MassLive:
So far this summer, Springfield children have read 27,919 times at 20 minutes a session, amounting to 558,380 minutes of page-turning as part of the Springfield Reads to Build a Better World summer reading project. The results were announced at an assembly Tuesday at Central High School.
“We’re more than halfway there, and we have a few weeks left of the summer,” said Goren-Watts, a principal planner and manager of data, education and municipal technology at the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission. “We need you all to keep reading, tell all your friends to keep reading.”
Springfield Reads to Build a Better World started in 2017. It is made up of 13 summer reading programs throughout the city along with the city’s summer schools.
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About the classes: We’re providing a new program where you can learn how to help your baby’s brain grow through talk and play. Everything is free!
Benefits of Participating:
- You will learn fun new ways to talk, read and play with your baby and receive feedback with an exciting new talk pedometer.
- You will learn how these skills help your baby’s brain grow.
- You will receive free baby supplies – and a chance to win gift cards!
Sign up if:
- Your child is 0-32 months old.
- You have access to a cell phone.
- Your schedule allows you to commit to attending the classes and completing the word counter recordings.
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