Creating a Literacy Development Mindset

“Teaching children to read was one thing; keeping them interested in reading was something else.” ~Marva Collins Literacy development and instruction taught through a culturally responsive lens have long been a hot topic. Administrators know by the increasing number of professional development programs emerging, and educators know by the growing number of new strategies that… Continue reading Creating a Literacy Development Mindset

Why S.M.A.R.T. Learning is a bridge to #thefutureofeducation

In response to an emerging digital literacy culture taking shape in the classroom, Imagiread’s Head Imaginarian created a literacy strategy and coined it “S.M.A.R.T. Learning” in 2018. The strategy was designed to arm scholars with a personalized approach to sorting and categorizing information so that there are structured outputs, ultimately leading to an increase in… Continue reading Why S.M.A.R.T. Learning is a bridge to #thefutureofeducation

Community Literacy Matters: The Little Free Library @The Garden

As an entity that strives to consistently contribute to the community-at-large, Imagiread set out on a bold quest to annually center communal literacy development projects back in 2015. The commitment came on the heels of the findings for a community-based participatory research project that asked the community if they read regularly, when, what, and how… Continue reading Community Literacy Matters: The Little Free Library @The Garden

Imagiread’s Wheel of Imagination

Recently we put together a year in review post that outlined what we accomplished in 2020. In it, we referenced the release of our Wheel of Imagination and how it acts as the foundation of all of our programming. The Wheel was designed by Imagiread’s Head Imaginarian, Mrs. Tiffany, during her many years of classroom… Continue reading Imagiread’s Wheel of Imagination

In Other Words Wednesday week #7

Our seventh “In Other Words” Wednesday is here, and the word of the day is enthusiast. Comment below and tell us how you remixed the word. Missed the instructions? Check out this post.

Imagiread’s 2020: Year in Review

2020 was quite a year. Despite the ups and downs, we managed to accomplish much more than we anticipated. Here’s what we did: January 2020-Multicultural Children’s Book Day! Early on in 2020, we participated in the big linky #ReadYourWorld day and were fortunate to read and review 10 Gulab Jamuns written by Sandhya Acharya. The… Continue reading Imagiread’s 2020: Year in Review

Love is in the air!

Today’s the day that many are celebrating the power of unified love. Valentine’s Day is happening here locally in the states and International Book Giving Day globally, it all works together for good. We’ve been planning a fiesta of our own. As part of our Meet the Author series, we are counting down the moments… Continue reading Love is in the air!

In Other Words Wednesday week #6

Our sixth “In Other Words” Wednesday is here, and the word of the day is glorified. Comment below and tell us how you remixed the word. Missed the instructions? Check out this post.

In Other Words Wednesday week #5

Our fifth “In Other Words” Wednesday is here, and the word of the day is distinctive. Comment below and tell us how you remixed the word. Missed the instructions? Check out this post.