IU Men's Golf Takes Part in Read Across America
March 2, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana Hoosiers men's golf team participated in the National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America program on Wednesday, March 2 at Edgewood Primary School in Ellettsville, Ind.
All members of the team, as well as the coaching staff, read books to children at the school on Wednesday afternoon as part of the nationwide mission of the Read Across America program to motivate children about the importance of reading.
About the program:
NEA's Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss.
NEA's Read Across America also provides NEA members, parents, caregivers, and children the resources and activities they need to keep reading on the calendar 365 days a year.
In cities and towns across the nation, teachers, teenagers, librarians, politicians, actors, athletes, parents, grandparents, and others develop NEA's Read Across America activities to bring reading excitement to children of all ages. Governors, mayors, and other elected officials recognize the role reading plays in their communities with proclamations and floor statements. Athletes and actors issue reading challenges to young readers. And teachers and principals seem to be more than happy to dye their hair green or be duct-taped to a wall if it boosts their students' reading.
Check back soon