Selling Reluctant Readers: 10 Marketing Tactics To Amp Up Fun

Feb. 14, 2017 Valentine's Day Update: More ways to encourage reading, with therapy dogs (via MindshiftKQED Learning)  and a few "Kidlit" picks for Valentine's Day that streamed across my desk, here … [Read more...]

Reading Rockets Kids Into Their Future (Pt.1: Kalimah Priforce)

Aug. 18, 2011 Virtual show of hands, please... If it’s not on the "must read" summer reading list for back to school prep, how many kids cracked a classic this season? How ‘bout a kidlit … [Read more...]

Starting From Scratch: Making STEM Easy, Kid-Friendly & Fun

Update: July 30, 2014  Scratch Junior ( was just released for the iPad today, and it's FREE. Thx @360Kid for sharing that news!  Original Post June 13, 2011: I get far too geeky and … [Read more...]

First Person Storytelling: The Real Deal Impacts Youth

Feb. 15, 2014 Update: Don't miss Frank Baker's fabulous article  about inspiring photojournalist Gordon Parks; perfect storytelling for Black History Month and year round engagement. Jan. 20, 2014 … [Read more...]