PSA: “Reading Brings the World to Life”

PSA: “Reading Brings the World to Life”

Reading Brings the World to Life The Mississippi Department of Education is committed to improving literacy among all school children, particularly students in pre-kindergarten through 3rd...
Video: A Teacher Like You

Video: A Teacher Like You

A Teacher Like You This is the story of an inspiring educator from Philadelphia, Mississippi – Darla Miller. Darla is an incredible 3rd grade teacher who is navigating the first year of the state’s literacy-based promotion act. At its heart, her story captures how one teacher and community is rallying around the third graders and helping them achieve their...
Video: Miss. Department of Education “Creating Strong Readers Through Mentorship”

Video: Miss. Department of Education “Creating Strong Readers Through Mentorship”

Mississippi Department of Education “Creating Strong Readers Through Mentorship” Mentor. A mentor is a special kind of helper who works with others in a constructive and positive way so that both mentor and mentee can grow through the relationship. Nowhere is that more evident than in the role of reading mentors who help younger students learn to read. The Mississippi Department of Education invites you to join the “Strong Readers = Strong Leaders” initiative by reading to a child today. Mentorship is an opportunity to build a unique and personal relationship with young students. Watch this short film to learn how you can become more involved in helping our schools and our state grow and...