Children and adults joined the Read-Aloud week
The first Read-Aloud week in Iran has been held on 22-28 January with this motto “Read aloud! Every time! Everywhere!”. The event has been well received by lots of children, parents, teachers, tutors, librarians and many other groups of people who are interested in the children’s literature.
South Khorasan – Nosrat Soleimani
Kohgiluyeh and Bboyer-Ahmad – Esmail Azari
The Institute for Research on the History of Children’s Literature, regarding its deepest belief in reading aloud as one of the most effective ways of turning children into enthusiastic readers and developing their reading skills, has announced 22-28 January as the read-Aloud week in Iran. In this regard, it has invited all the teachers, tutors, parents and every other one to read aloud for at least 15 minutes daily during this week with their children.
Tehran – Bamook
London – Ela, two and half, reading for her brother
Twenty-second of January, is the anniversary of Ketabak.org starting its work in the virtual world in the field of reading promotion in Iran. The Read-Aloud week has been started on this day in six different centers all over the country. By the end of the week, more than 200 libraries, institutions, schools and kindergartens have joined this campaign and have sent thousands of pictures and films to the Institutes social networks. In addition to these groups, many parents, teachers and tutors and other individuals has shared their reading aloud experiences with us.
Gilan – Mahdie Moharer
Yazd – The cultural institute of Herman and Barman – Zeinab Ranjbar
.Many countries around the world celebrate a read aloud day or week to insist on the importance of reading aloud
The Institute for Research on the History of Children’s Literature in Iran has implemented the Read with Me project in remote and deprived areas of the country for more than six years. The Project is a reading promotion program for children based on quality books, reading aloud methods and book-related follow-up activities. Based on its experiences during the Read with Me implementation, the institute has initiated the Read-Aloud week in Iran on 22-28 January to remind the importance of reading aloud to teachers and parents.
Here you can see a selection of what people have shared with us:
Mazandaran – Maryam Nadimi
Esfahan – Zahra Karami
Karaj, Alborz – Negin Derakhshande
Tabriz, East azarbaijan – Zeinab Vafaie
Boushehr – Leila Zareie
Kerman – Roghie Ziabakhsh
Mashhad, Khorasan – Lili Banofamil
North Khorasan – Jargalan
Semnan – Sadighe Tonde
Kordestan – Shiva Mohamadi
Sistan and Baluchestan – Somaye Soleimani
Fars – Zahra Asiabani
Ghazvin – Zivar Eskandari
Gheshm, Hormozgan – Atefe Daryanavard
Sanzan, Markazi – Hamideh Farahani
Mahabad – Sheyda Rasooli