World Listening Day
While every day is a good day to listen here are some extra ideas for July 18, which is World Listening Day. Let’s start by exploring audiobook listening’s role in book enjoyment and literacy. You can visit the Sound Learning APA initiative’s site for a wealth of research information about the effects of listening on […]
Astronaut Annie Read to You by…an Astronaut! From Space!
Several months ago, we alerted you to the very exciting project Tilbury House Publishers, author Suzanne Slade, and illustrator Nicole Tadgell were quite literally launching courtesy of NASA’s Space Station Explorers Story Time from Space project. After Astronaut Annie was published, printed, a copy of it cleaned and packed into a delivery capsule to be […]
Let’s Hear It for Multilingual Board Books!
Language is the marvelous attribute and skill that helps bind us together in relationships between individuals and across whole cultures. Being able to use more than a single language expands our capacities to: Consider other people’s perspectives Learn even more languages Improve problem solving skills Become better aware of our surroundings Learning language from the […]
Learn All about Sound Learning
What do you really know about the power of listening? Maybe you’re an audiobook fan, maybe you believe listening to audiobooks is cheating, maybe you’ve not given much critical thought to how listening matters to literacy. The Sound Learning project provides a wealth of research, practical tools, and other guidance to help educators, librarians, and parents understand […]