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A Decade in Review…

Oh what a difference 10 years makes! As the founder of Creative Minds Publications, we are so grateful to the many authors, schools, athletes, districts, communities, and companies we have collaborated over the last decade. We look forward to continuing to increase our impact coast to coast. Together, we can tackle reading across America! Check … Continue reading

International Literacy Day 2019

As we celebrate International Literacy Day, we must remember that in our own country, we have so much work to do in urban literacy education. Currently 64% of 4th graders currently read on grade level (80% if we look at only low-income areas). Thirty-three million adults in our country alone can’t read past third grade. … Continue reading

Personalized Literacy Consulting

    Businesses and corporations have been hiring consultants for years to help them grow and achieve the best results. Forward thinking schools and districts around the country have also seen the benefits of hiring an educational consultant to support their teachers, teachers, and school community. While elementary schools continue to progress by implementing effective … Continue reading

2019 Tackle Reading Team!

Meet the Creators: Michelle Staubach Grimes, Beyond the Laces, and Kathryn Starke Team Up Again for the 2nd annual  Tackle Reading Across America Day  This March 2, 2018, Michelle Staubach Grimes, literacy advocate and author, and Bob Salomon, the creator of Beyond the Laces, are kicking off the second annual Tackle Reading across America Day … Continue reading

Join our #TackleReading Day-March 2, 2020!

  March 2, 2020: 4th Annual Tackle Reading Across America Day…Your Classroom, School, or Football Team Can Join our Team This Year!! **Presented by Kathryn Starke, Michelle Staubach Grimes,  and Beyond the Laces To celebrate literacy, Read Across America has been a tradition in elementary schools across the country. This year, we are kicking off … Continue reading