Forget Baby Einstein. Research shows that reading to children and discussing the book as you read is the single best way to increase your child’s IQ.
That`s not just because you`re helping your child develop reading comprehension. You`re also nurturing a deep love of reading. And when children love to read, they choose to read independently, become better readers, score higher on achievement tests in all subject areas, and have greater content knowledge than those who don`t. School performance correlates more directly with children`s reading scores than any other single indicator.
Does your child read every day, not because it’s assigned, but just for fun? Most parents buy board books for their babies and say they hope they`ll love reading. And yet, by middle school, most kids stop reading books that aren`t assigned in school. In the USA, by the end of middle school, two-thirds of all students do not attain proficiency in literacy and comprehension skills.
Kathleen Notes: Reading with your child increases positive affects in mental, emotional and social development..good stuff all around.
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