In Baghdad, the International Book Fair was held at their International Fairgrounds because despite the freedoms they do not have, Iraq is still home to a myriad of literary traditions and a plethora of voracious readers, even today.
Iraq is where, nearly 5,000 years ago the earliest known form of writing emerged, in the form of cuneiform symbols inscribed in clay along the shores of the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers.
Maybe we take the great privilege of reading and writing for granted?
Teach your children to read and write, because "oh the places that will take them". Find the right school that values reading and writing and social equity- these values matter.
Contact Wendy Levey Consulting, for preschool through high school educational matters, because we've got this!