Did you know ...?
" ... reading for pleasure was more important for children’s cognitive development between ages 10 and 16 than their parents’ level of education. The combined effect on children’s progress of reading books often, going to the library regularly and reading newspapers at 16 was four times greater than the advantage children gained from having a parent with a degree."
Click here for the full article: http://schools.natlib.govt.nz/blogs/create-readers/13-09/reading-pleasure-significantly-increases-children-s-performance-0
Leave a Reply.
Follow me on Twitter for other Professional Development tidbits.