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LeVar Burton on the set of Star Trek: TNG

Fun Fact Friday – Rewind: Reading Rainbow

Fun Fact Friday – Rewind: Reading Rainbow

Fun Fact Friday turned 3 years old this month! Every now and then, we like to look back at some of our favorite posts. To celebrate 3 years of FFF, we wanted to highlight the post that began the series, Fun Fact Friday: Reading Rainbow! Did you know that Reading Rainbow, which debuted in 1983,

Lively Lessons: Celebrating and Supporting All Readers

Discovery Education joins teachers, students, parents, and communities in celebrating reading and instilling a love for literature at all ages. In this Lively Lesson, we share favorite literature series and resources in the Discovery Education library and instructional ideas for use in your classroom.

Fun Fact Friday: Reading Rainbow Kickstarter

Did you know that Levar Burton recently started a Kickstarter (a crowd funding service) to re-launch an all new Reading Rainbow site, and that it raised 1 million dollars in 24 hours? It’s true! Burton, and Reading Rainbow have been covered by Fun Fact Friday before. His tireless efforts to promote reading and literacy have

LeVar Burton on the set of Star Trek: TNG

Fun Fact Friday: Reading Rainbow

Did you know that Reading Rainbow, which debuted in 1983, continued to run new episodes for over 20 years? Reading Rainbow ran from 1983 until 2006, and was hosted by LeVar Burton for its entire run. Burton was also one of the program’s creators, as well as executive producer. Burton, who would become a household

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