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The Gift of Reading

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of reading aloud to Mrs. Kirsch’s 2nd grade class at a local elementary school here in Plainview, NY. I was invited as a guest speaker through the PARP program – Parents As Reading Partners. PARP is a statewide PTA administered program that asks parents to read with their children for at least fifteen minutes daily. The goal is to instill a sense of excitement for reading, showing children that reading can be both fun and informative. Yesterday, the Stratford Road Elementary School invited members of the community to read to their students.

Read Dr. Meghan Schiffer's full article: click here