We had our grades 3-5 literacy/math night last night. Our parents were treated to a yummy pasta bar provided by our PTO. We then had a guest author, Joann Early Mackin speak to our families and afterwards teachers had breakout sessions. I presented with our public librarian, Mrs. Annette Miller, whom I have blogged about a lot during this month's Slice of Life (here and here). We did some book talks, discussed the importance of reading aloud to your children, the importance of reading at home in general and the upcoming summer programs at the public library. I am excited to read some of Mrs. Annette's suggestions:
We still have an issue of getting more parents to attend. What do you do to get parents to attend such literacy events?