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Service Members Take Part in Read Across America Day – March 2, 2015

Posted on March 1, 2015

Commentary by: Jacqueline Bennett #read across america   Members of the United States Armed Forces have taken part in a must see video for Read Across America Day which is Monday, March 2, 2015. Created by Travis Sauls, I discovered the video available in the public domain posted on the National Education Association website this morning. I tweeted it out and then inserted that into this post.   Sponsored by the NEA annually, the theme of Read Across America Day this year is “Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” based upon a book of the same name written by renown American children’s books author Dr. Seuss. DVIDS – Video – Read Across America 2015: Service Members Read "Oh, the Places You'll Go": via @dvidshub — newsandviewsjb (@newsandviewsjb) March…

Truer Than True – In 2016 It’s Now Happy 112th Birthday to Dr. Seuss!

Posted on March 2, 2014

  (3/2/2016 I am re-posting this piece originally published in 2014, and adding Happy 112th Birthday Wishes to Dr. Seuss!! It is a personal favorite of mine because it highlights a wonderful author of children’s books, and seeks to recognize the many teachers who everyday inspire young people to love reading. For me, my sister is tops on that list. I visited her classroom many times and observed her students mesmerized by whatever storybooks she was sharing aloud with them in the most entertaining ways. To pass on a love of reading is one of the greatest gifts one can give in life.- JB)   Write-Up & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett   “Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is…

Fun Fridays at Springfield Museums & Dr. Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden

Posted on August 2, 2012

Write-up & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb Scores of visitors took advantage of free admission at the Springfield Museums in Massachusetts last Friday. It was part of Fun Fridays at locations throughout the state, a program that runs through August 31, being made available by the Highland Street Foundation. Intended for individuals and families, what a fabulous bargain. All four museums within The Quadrangle in downtown Springfield were included. They are the Springfield Science Museum, George Vincent Smith Art Museum, D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts and the Wood Museum of Springfield History. A  fee was being charged for the Seymour Planetarium. Among the numerous attractions was the Castle Adventure inside the science museum. An exhibit of LEGO brick decorations, secret passageways, thrones, knights in…