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The Big Payoff of Reading Aloud to Kids of All Ages

2019-06-02 15:54:30/

Out of all the different ways that parents can improve a child's education, the number one thing costs no more than a free library card and time. We can read to them. In 1983, the U.S. Department of Education was concerned about low academic performance scores, so they funded a Commission on Reading who spent two years combing through thousands of research reports conducted over the previous twenty-five years, and in 1985 they published their findings in a report titled Becoming a Nation of Readers. Amidst all of their digging, they discovered that reading out loud to kids is the number one most important thing we can do to help our kids become successful learners.

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