TV Has An Adverse Impact On Grades
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.
Help from The Community
Velocity of Books depends on residents to distribute books to the community.
Washington Literacy Council Shines A Light On Our 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.
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Patrick Rothfuss - Supports Prisoners by Donating His Books
Patrick Rothfuss is donating his books to the prisoners. There is quite a buzz amount prison librarians, who are excited to have popular books to provide to their communities.
We applaud Mr. Rothfuss and encourage everyone to keep donating books to the community.
Your can find his blog on this link: http://blog.patrickrothfuss.com/
Mr. Rothfuss's books are available on Amazon