Inspired by the National Education Association (NEA)'s Read Across America Day, on March 2, 2017, students of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools in the United States, Europe and the Pacific will join millions of their peers around the U.S. to "Read Across DoDEA".
The 20th annual NEA Read Across America Day, which celebrates Dr. Seuss' birthday and the joys of reading, expects more than 45 million readers, both young and old, to pick up a book and read. Military-connected students and their families will participate in events at DoDEA schools around the world.
NEA has a number of resources resources and a tool kit to help plan your celebration at: http://www.nea.org/grants/plan-a-reading-event.htm.
Teaching students to read is a rewarding experience for teachers. Reading opens the door to the future and provides countless possibilities for succeeding and achieving Involve your entire school community.