Pop Up Neighbor Through Laundry Event

Pop-Up Neighbor Through Laundry: A fun day of learning in a most unexpected place!

On a recent Saturday morning, the Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County and the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) set up…
Team Magical -- Mind in the Making with CreArte Latino Cultural Center

Mind in the Making with CreArte Latino Cultural Center

The first session of Mind in the Making in collaboration with CreArte Latino Cultural Center occurred between March and April 2021. The works…

Propelling Promising Practices in Digital Equity for Learning Loss Recovery

Back in October of 2020, I had the honor and pleasure of serving as a commentator for the fifth installment of the Campaign for Grade-Level R…

Impulsando prácticas prometedoras en equidad digital para la recuperación de la pérdida de aprendizaje.

En octubre del 2020, tuve el honor y el placer de server como comentarista del quinto capítulo de la serie de seminarios web enfocados en equ…
Lizzy the Literacy Bus

Dreams Really Do Come True

It was the summer of 2018, and Charlotte County applied for and joined the national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading in partnership with the …
6-28-21-Practical-Nuggets

Connecting with Books: Practical Nuggets

Often families are looking for practical ways to share books with their children. They ask about ways to bring books and learning to life, in…
Bronwyn Beightol, Community Update

NOT Giving Up. NOT Giving In: United Way Suncoast Community Update

I believe that you see something that you want to get done, you cannot give up, and you cannot give in. — Representative John Lewis, Civil Ri…

Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Receives National Recognition for THIS BOOK IS COOL!

The national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading has honored the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading as a Bright Spot community in 2021. T…

Overheard While Preparing Books

Editor’s Note: If you are interested in volunteering with the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, please visit SCGLR’s events calendar…

THIS BOOK IS COOL! at Samoset Elementary School!

Nine excited teachers. Nine welcoming classrooms. An engaged principal. And more than 100 children receiving three books each for their home …
Science-of-Reading

A Glimpse at the Science of Reading

I recently had the opportunity as an Engagement Team member to tune into the Cox Campus presentation of the 23rd Annual Montag Family Communi…
A lioness with her two cubs

The Power of Presence

Power is often perceived as a taking, But there is power in the giving And in the forgiving of ourselves and others It’s nurturing. It’s empo…
THIS BOOK IS COOL!

Crafting with a Purpose

Editor’s Note: Registration for THIS BOOK IS COOL! 2021 will open on March 22. I’ve always been one to appreciate a creative outlet, but I ha…
Summer-Reading-Challenge

SCGLR Summer 2021, Full Steam Ahead!

Recently, 25+ engagement team members hopped on Zoom to begin diving into the upcoming Suncoast Summer Reading Challenge. You’d probably imag…
EOD Family Engagement Night

EOD Family Engagement Night with Cedric Hameed

On March 2, 2021, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading partnered with Embracing Our Differences to celebrate Embracing Our Differenc…
Mind in the Making -- Team Happy

Stronger Me, Stronger We: Mind in the Making — Team Happy

Editor’s Note: Click this link to view upcoming Stronger Me, Stronger We Mind in the Making offerings in Spanish. Team Happy, the first group…
Stronger Me, Stronger We -- Team Efficient

The Platinum Rule

Most of us are familiar with the golden rule, “treat others as you’d like to be treated.” It’s an old maxim used in many cultures and religio…
Team Imaginative

10 Ways to Teach Kids Focus & Self Control

Editor’s Note: Click this link to view upcoming Stronger Me, Stronger We Mind in the Making offerings. In session two of Mind in the Making (…
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