On a bus, in a car, it doesn’t matter where you are. The celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday on Friday, March 2 with plenty of reading education activities.
Students spent extra time reading some of the world’s most popular story rhymes in honor of Theodor Geisel’s birthday. Geisel, better, known as Dr. Seuss, wrote some of the most well-known children’s books, including The Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham. Classrooms donned festive attire and “Thing One and Two” caused a ruckus throughout the Swift campus.
Swift - a school specially designed for students with dyslexia and language-based learning differences - encourages all parents to spend time reading with their children. Reading is good way to build vocabulary and keep the brain sharp while being entertained. Reading also helps improve comprehension and reasoning skills. As a part of Swift’s homework curriculum, students are required to read to a parent for at least 20 minutes each day.
The Children’s Reading Foundation believes that “Just 20 minutes a day reading aloud with young children strengthens relationships, encourages listening and language skills, promotes attention and curiosity, and establishes a strong reading foundation. These skills are essential for success in school and in life. “
Swift is located at 300 Grimes Bridge Road in Roswell and serves students in grade 1st – 8th from throughout metropolitan Atlanta. For further information about Swift School please call 678-205-4988 or visit Swift School online.