Results tagged with 'reading'
Published June 9, 2014
The "Leap into Reading" campaign begins today, and is meant to keep kids into books throughout the summer so they don't fall behind in class when school resumes. To help the initiative, the Green Bay Packers and the Edvest College Savings Plan are teaming up with Wisconsin public libraries to award ticket and saving accounts to kids who participate.
Published Dec. 28, 2013
I'm not very good at lists. I read far too many books and listen to far too much music to ever successfully narrow things down to 10. But the key is to make your list without thinking too hard about it.
Published Sept. 4, 2013
When Molly Snyder asked about how I've changed since 1998 - the year OnMilwaukee.com was founded - I mentioned that I still read books printed on paper. And, in a habit I picked up from my friend Daniel Goldin, I keep a list of the books I read. Peeking back at that list, I was reminded of how my life has changed. Back in the 1990s and early 2000s, before I had kids, I read a lot more books than I do nowadays.
Published July 16, 2013
My family and I decided we wanted to make a little free library, too. We worked on it sporadically, and finally finished it on July 3.
Published June 17, 2013
The latest SHARP Literacy We Love to Learn book, entitled, "A Busy Bee: The Story of Bella the Honey Bee," landed the students' artwork in the Milwaukee Art Museum. Students from 13 schools joined forces to create 500 images depicting scenes from the book, which were then appliqued to four quilts now on display at the Milwaukee Art Museum.
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So, it's not like I don't have time to exercise, although I use that excuse often. I know exercise makes me feel better, lengthens the quality of your life and, frankly, can make you look much better. Why then don't we do it? Does exercise really hurt that bad?It's the only thin...
With winter hanging on and spring just barely poking its head above ground, I spent time at our wonderful central library perusing some of the newest books for middle school readers. There are plenty of sequels to popular series, as well as a variety of titles by familiar authors, but I was...
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