What's Your Bold Idea?
MCAN Bold Ideas:
Building the Literacy Capital of The Nation
Our Moonshot Community Action Network is focused on SEVEN BOLD IDEAS to move our collective impact work forward in service of the Moonshot Moment Literacy Movement.
We invite you to please join the journey to make Indian River County, Florida a leading literacy capital of the nation! Contact Marie O'Brien to learn how.
Bold Idea #1
Learners to Earners
All community members understand that literacy is the gateway to success, and are engaged in and promoting “learners to earners” literacy culture.
“What does it take for community members to step in and create clear paths for action, such that we are developing a visible literacy culture?”
Bold Idea #2
Families make school attendance a monthly goal because every day counts, start to finish.
“What does it take for stakeholders to under- stand the importance of attendance such that they take action to ensure that kids are going to school on time every day?
Bold Idea #3
The Science of Reading
All educators are proficient in the science of teaching and reading, thereby creating enough quality classrooms to meet the needs of 21st-century learners, birth to 3rd grade.
"What does it take to scale the number of high quality birth through third grade classrooms such that all students have access to a 21st-century teaching and learning environment based on the science of literacy?"
Bold Idea #4
All children in need from Pre-K through grade 3 will be provided impactful academic extended learning opportunities (in school, afterschool and summer).
“What does it take to create meaningful academic extended learning opportunities for kids in Pre-K through 3rd grade, such that they catch struggling readers up?"
Bold Idea #5
Birth to 3rd Grade Advocacy
Our Moonshot Community is united in advocating for making birth to third grade an essential service and top priority supported by sustainable funding.
“What does it take for our community to embrace birth through 3rd grade as the essential investment in building community prosperity, such that we move from a world of scarcity and competition to one of abundance?"
Bold Idea #6
Being a Child's First Teacher
Our parents are trained as their child’s first teacher knowing that learning begins at birth.
“What does it take for our parents and caregivers to have awareness about developmental milestones and the skills necessary to support these such that all children are ready for kindergarten?”
Bold Idea #7
Bridging the Gap Between Health and Literacy
Literacy is recognized as a social determinant of health. Children will have access to medical care bridging the gap between health and literacy.
“What does it take to create a community that integrates literacy into healthcare that each child grows healthy and is prepared to succeed?
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We invite you to please join the journey to make Indian River County, Florida a leading literacy capital of the nation! Contact Marie O'Brien at email@example.com to learn how. We can't wait to have you join us as we transform lives through literacy!