How to Energize the Youngest Brains for Reading

Listening to stories stimulates the “reading network” Photo credit PBS.orgThere is no dispute about the value of reading to your children. It expands their vocabularies, develops their language and literacy skills, and helps them absorb important social-emotional understandings. In fact, the National Commission on Reading considers reading aloud to children “the single most important intervention” to help … Continue reading How to Energize the Youngest Brains for Reading

Do you know why one of these girls will do better in school?

Read this to find out credit: nspk.org.uk Children grow up being exposed to very different language environments. Sara hasn’t started school yet. She is only three, and spends her days with either her dad or in her day care center. To outsiders, Sara’s dad might sound like a broken record. He prattles on about everything he does, … Continue reading Do you know why one of these girls will do better in school?