Humanities-Based Literacy Programs
Stories About Our Literacy Programs
A storyteller’s visits to the Munt Family Room are supported by our Read with Me program, in which facilitators share the importance and the joy of reading picture books with young children.
Humanities Camps will be held in Brattleboro, Burke, Canaan, Fair Haven, Grand Isle, Hartford, Irasburg, Northfield, Richford, Richmond, Springfield, St. Albans, St. Johnsbury, and Stowe in the summer of 2018.
Award-winning Vermont author Katherine Paterson makes two appearances this spring discussing her book Bread and Roses, Too on behalf of Vermont Reads 2018.
Katherine Paterson is the author of more than 30 books, including “Bridge to Terabithia.” The Vermont Humanities Council has selected her book, “Bread and Roses, Too,” as the Vermont Reads book for 2018.
The Vermont Humanities Council has selected “Bread and Roses, Too” by award-winning Vermont author Katherine Paterson as its Vermont Reads book for 2018.
Fourteen schools across Vermont held week-long Humanities Camps this summer, more than any previous year. At camp, students and teachers take off their “school year” hats and launch into activities and field experiences often not possible during a regimented school day.
Humanities Camps will be held in Brattleboro, Canaan, Castleton, Derby, Grand Isle, Irasburg, Northfield, Richford, Richmond, St. Albans, St. Johnsbury, Stowe, Waits River, and Windsor in the summer of 2017.
In this commentary on Vermont Public Radio, Mary McCallum reflects on her time working as an educator at Vermont’s high security prison for men.
The Vermont Humanities Council has selected the award-winning memoir Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson as its Vermont Reads book for 2017.