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A Literacy Org You Should Know: RIF (Reading is Fundamental)

On Wednesday, RIF (Reading is Fundamental) celebrated its 50th year. That is 50 years of getting books into the hands of kids. It was started by teacher Margaret McNamara in D.C. 296 more words

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The Many Ignored Advantages of Reading Books

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” – Richard Steele

When was the last time you read a book

or a substantial magazine article? 835 more words

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Reading Aloud: A Few Tips

Ready to get started? Grab a book and try these proven techniques from the National Education Association (2002-2015) to show your child that reading is valuable—and fun! 333 more words

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Medicine for the Mind

Don’t be surprised if the next time you visit your pediatrician, he or she writes you a prescription for reading. In 2014, the American Academy of Pediatrics announced a new policy: Doctors will advise parents to read aloud to their infants from birth. 377 more words

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The 30 Million Word Gap

Just over two decades ago, a landmark study told us that by age 3, children from lower-income families have heard roughly 30 million fewer words than children from more affluent, professional parents (Hart and Risley, 1995). 257 more words

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Read to your Kids

Reading is Still the Key to School Success


Forget the flashcards. Nix the tutors, too. The single best thing you can do to boost your children’s future academic performance is this: … 364 more words

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Reading- from methods to importance

What is reading??

Reading is a complex cognitive process of decoding symbols in order to construct or derive meaning (reading comprehension). Reading is a means of language acquisition, communication, and of sharing information and ideas.

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