Velocity of Books is collecting 10,000 books for Maryland elementary schools identified as schools with as few as thirty books in their school libraries. Together, we can make a difference.
Study shows that reducing TV time has a greater impact on increasing test scores, than increasing study time.
Help students by getting them involved in activities other than TV.
These boys read, bike, boat and skate.
Their mother worked hard to get them involved in activities before considering turning on the TV. As a result of their mother reading with them and working hard to provide books of interest, they don't have to watch TV to be entertained. They also don't have to study as hard as many other kids who watch a lot of TV.
Velocity of Books depends on residents to distribute books to the community.
Washington Literacy Council celebrated the success of their students, teachers and community on Thursday evening.
There were wonderful stories of homeless people who found Washington Literacy Center and were encouraged by their volunteer teachers to persevere.
Andrea Roane was a fabulous emcee, who exuded professionalism and charm.
Community business leaders were recognized for their initiative and tremendous examples of promoting a more literate community.