SES Principal, Ms. Shorts, reads to 529 students on World Read Aloud Day

SES Principal, Ms. Shorts, reads to 529 students on World Read Aloud Day.
Posted on 02/01/2018

Ms. Shorts reading book to students for  World Read Aloud Day

Showell Elementary School principal, Ms. Shorts, read the book, Giraffes Can't Dance, which is a great growth mindset book about never giving up, doing your best, and the power of the word "yet". For example, if you don't know how to hula hoop, she invites you to say, "I don't know how to hula hoop YET!" This encourages trying and not giving up.

Why World Read Aloud Day?
We think everyone in the world should get to read and write. Every year, on World Read Aloud Day, people all around the globe read aloud together and share stories to advocate for literacy as a human right that belongs to all people. Here's why that's important:


Why Read Aloud Day is Important

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http://www.litworld.org/wrad/