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Get Troup Reading Welcomes New Director, Kim Myers

Get Troup Reading is excited to announce the new director of the initiative! Kim Myers, who is a  lifelong resident of Troup County and recently retired after 30 years of teaching with most of her career spent as the media specialist at Hollis Hand Elementary will be the first director of the collaborative initiative.  “I [...]

By |2020-09-28T10:31:47-04:00September 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Get Troup Reading Welcomes New Director, Kim Myers

Troup County Reframes Summer Reading Efforts Amidst Pandemic

In Troup County, students walked out of schools, preschools, and daycare centers on March 12, not expecting that it would lead to a time of extended physical distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The cancellation of summer camps, vacations, outdoor activities, and other events took away opportunities for children to relax and recharge while school’s [...]

By |2020-09-18T11:51:28-04:00September 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Troup County Reframes Summer Reading Efforts Amidst Pandemic

Learning Through Creative Activities

Learning Through Creative Activities Who Is This Class For: 3 and 4 year-olds who are not yet enrolled in any formal schooling  What: A Free Program by Success by Six and the United Way of West Georgia When: Every Tuesday 10:00-11:30AM Where: 200 Main Street at the Bank of America Building (first floor) How Do [...]

By |2020-02-18T09:28:10-05:00September 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Learning Through Creative Activities

Four Easy Tips For Parents To Improve Literacy In Troup County

All parents want their children to perform well in school but few think about how things outside of the classroom affect performance. Here are some tips to ensure your child's success in reading and in life. 1. Get Involved in your Child’s Education Become an expert on your child’s literacy and academics. Get their test [...]

By |2020-02-18T09:14:41-05:00September 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Four Easy Tips For Parents To Improve Literacy In Troup County

How Local Residents Can Improve Literacy In Troup County

How Local Residents Can Improve Literacy In Troup County Poor literacy rates affect everyone in the community and improving them will take community involvement. With many parents struggling to make ends meet, some simply do not have the time it takes to build reading skills at home. Each of us can use our skills and [...]

By |2020-02-18T09:14:50-05:00September 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Local Residents Can Improve Literacy In Troup County

How Local Businesses Can Help Improve Literacy In Troup County

Poor literacy rates impact the economy and the workforce which directly impacts local businesses. With many parents struggling to make ends meet, some simply do not have the time it takes to build reading skills at home. Each of us can use our skills and resources to help change the future of Georgia’s children. Here [...]

By |2020-02-18T09:14:57-05:00September 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Local Businesses Can Help Improve Literacy In Troup County

10 Ways To Help Your Child LOVE Reading

10 Ways To Help Your Child LOVE Reading You know reading is important and you want your child to love it, but how can you make that happen? With many academic and life skills hinging on literacy, it’s easy to send the message that reading is something to stress over. Choose some of these tips [...]

By |2020-02-18T09:27:27-05:00September 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10 Ways To Help Your Child LOVE Reading

Why You Should be Talking to Your Baby

Why You Should be Talking to Your Baby Only 34% of Georgia children are proficient readers. This represents a crisis for our state; many academic, economic, and health outcomes are built on a foundation of language and literacy.  It is imperative that we educate ourselves and promote skills which result in children with rich language [...]

By |2020-02-18T09:27:21-05:00August 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why You Should be Talking to Your Baby

How to Spot Behavioral Problems in your Child

How to Spot Behavioral Problems in your Child We all want the very best for our children, and we want to believe they are healthy and thriving. With such a wide range of “normal” behaviors, how do we know when our child’s behavior needs to be evaluated by a professional?  Behavior problems are less concrete [...]

By |2020-02-18T09:27:11-05:00August 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Spot Behavioral Problems in your Child

How to Spot Hearing Problems in your Child

How to Spot Hearing Problems in your Child According to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) data, 14.9 percent of children between ages 6 and 19 have a hearing loss in one or both ears. Early signs of hearing impairment can be difficult to detect, but it’s important that your child receives as much clear auditory [...]

By |2020-02-18T09:27:03-05:00August 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Spot Hearing Problems in your Child
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