Can Riverside County Students Read Three Million Words This Spring?

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Contact: Craig Petinak, Riverside County Office of Education, cpetinak@rcoe.us

RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, February 24, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Riverside County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Edwin Gomez, has announced a Three Million Word Reading Challenge for students in Riverside County. As part of the ongoing Literacy by 5th Grade Initiative, the challenge will coincide with the annual National Read Across America activities that begin on March 2, 2022.

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Footsteps2Brilliance Launches Bilingual Core-Aligned Learning Routine™

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Contact: Ilene Rosenthal, ilene@footsteps2brilliance.com

D.C., WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES, February 15, 2022 -- The pandemic has interrupted critical classroom learning. More than ever before, teachers need to find and address the unique gaps in each child’s learning. To bridge the gaps, Footsteps2Brilliance now offers teachers the data and tools they need to target instruction and accelerate learning with the click of a button.

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Riverside County Office of Education Offers Free Access to Interactive, Early Literacy Program, Footsteps2Brilliance

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Contact: Craig Petinak, cpetinak@rcoe.us

Riverside, Calif., January 26, 2022 -- From pre-reading activities and read-to-you stories to alphabet recognition songs and grammar rules games, the youngest learners in Riverside County now have interactive, new tools right at their fingertips, to boost their early learning and love of reading as a result of a new partnership between the Riverside County Office of Education and Footsteps2Brilliance.

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How to Foster Independence in a Blended Learning Classroom

Adding technology to your early learning classroom can be stressful. However, an effective routine can turn that stress into an opportunity for children to develop independence and responsibility.

A huge thanks goes out to the great teachers in Napa County, California, for sharing this fantastic idea! Special thanks to teacher Molly Beglin.

Preparation:

  1. In preparation, create a login card for each student. Since you’ll use them all year, consider laminating these cards.
  2. Place a photo of the child on one side of the card, and the child’s Super Secret Code instructions on the opposite side of the card.
  3. Place the cards with photos facing out in a pocket chart near your Footsteps2Brilliance learning center.

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