- Wonder in the Morning. A reading program with whole school and community involvement promotes a reading culture.
District wide #CISD_Reads literacy initiative
"Children read more when they see other people reading." Stephen Krashen (2009)
Book Clubs, writing clubs and the after school STEM clubs provide a time and place to connect with other students to read discuss literature with their peers or to learn new technologies in a safe environment.
Author, Andrea Rand, connects personally with IMMS students of during lunches on World Read Aloud Day to discuss her books and answer questions about the writing process and being an author.
Readers Theater: Virtual reading performances with CISD elementary school students connect readers through non-traditional methods including virtual presence.
Reading contests! Blind date with a book Blog Contest; What are You Reading Contest; Teen Read Week Contests, Banned Book Quiz Contest, Book Mark Contest and upcoming North Texas Teen Book Festival Blog contests promote reading in fun ways.