Give older children story time

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JIM CURRAN
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Give older children story time

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:45 am

Give older children story time to halt fall in young readers, urge experts

Publisher Egmont says steep decline in parents reading to children – who thereby learn to read for pleasure – is ‘a significant threat to their wellbeing’

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/ ... ge-experts

JIM CURRAN
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Re: Give older children story time

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:20 pm

Set the children free – show them the joy of reading for reading’s sake

To slip the confines of reality for 15 or 20 minutes is a superpower too few of our schools are nurturing

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... ing-school

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