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Discover family engagement resources from NCFL

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NCFL is fresh off a trip to the Title 1 Conference and we are bursting with new ideas and connections. We had many insightful conversations with educators and administrators and found that the need for family engagement resources is great. We offer many such resources for educators, literacy programs, libraries, and community-based organizations. Below, we’ve… Read more »

Delta Dental of Kentucky and Wonderopolis® team up for children’s health and literacy

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Thanks to our partners at Delta Dental of Kentucky (DDKY), Wonderopolis is excited to share with our readers their healthy habit initiative called “2 X 2 + 20: Easy Math for a Healthy Mind.” Just two minutes of brushing your teeth twice a day and 20 minutes of reading each day can help keep your… Read more »

Guest Post: Wonderopolis Opens Doors

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Throughout February, NCFL and our supporters have celebrated inquiry and wonder by joining the first #WonderFunder campaign. In this guest post, Wonderopolis Lead Ambassador Carol Varsalona shares how Wonderopolis nurtures curiosity and a spirit of lifelong learning. As a confirmed wonderer, I have always believed in the power of noticing and wondering to open my… Read more »

Become a #WonderFunder and help keep wonder free

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Today, February 1st, NCFL’s signature digital learning platform Wonderopolis® is kicking off its first-ever online fundraising campaign, dubbed “#WonderFunder.” This month-long effort was created to ensure Wonderopolis.org remains a free learning resource for its more than one million monthly visitors. Please donate $5 (or any amount) by clicking here. Created in 2010 by NCFL as… Read more »

Funding available for libraries

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Are you a library program staff member looking for ways to enhance your summer reading program? Would you like to bolster family engagement at your library? If so, consider applying for funding to implement Camp Wonderopolis in your library this summer. This year, thanks to the support of Better World Books, NCFL is offering libraries across… Read more »

Camp Wonderopolis brings science to life at Ky. library

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Six libraries across the nation were awarded $1,500 grants, NCFL training, and Youth and Family Campsite Kits to implement Camp Wonderopolis programming this summer, thanks to generous support from Better World Books. These libraries provided Maker activities exclusively found in the Youth and Family Campsite Kit and suggested book pairings for each of the six Camp… Read more »

Survey: How Do Teachers Use Wonderopolis?

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NCFL and Wonderopolis need your input! Educators like you have played a critical role in making Wonderopolis what it is today, and we’re asking for a few minutes of your time to help make Wonderopolis even better—more useful for you, and more engaging for learners of all ages. We invite you to complete an online… Read more »

Camp Wonderopolis at LFPL: “This was the best camp ever!”

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Six libraries across the nation were awarded $1,500 grants, NCFL training, and Youth and Family Campsite Kits to implement Camp Wonderopolis programming this summer, thanks to generous support from Better World Books. These libraries provided Maker activities exclusively found in the Youth and Family Campsite Kit and suggested book pairings for each of the six Camp… Read more »

Camp Wonderopolis comes “Alive!” at Pottsboro Library

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Six libraries across the nation were awarded $1,500 grants, NCFL training, and Youth and Family Campsite Kits to implement Camp Wonderopolis programming this summer, thanks to generous support from Better World Books. These libraries provided Maker activities exclusively found in the Youth and Family Campsite Kit and suggested book pairings for each of the six Camp… Read more »

McBride Memorial Library families get hands-on at Camp Wonderopolis

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Six libraries across the nation were awarded $1,500 grants, NCFL training, and Youth and Family Campsite Kits to implement Camp Wonderopolis programming this summer. These libraries provided Maker activities exclusively found in the Youth and Family Campsite Kit and suggested book pairings for each of the six Camp Wonderopolis tracks online. In this guest blog post, McBride… Read more »