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National Reading Month

Is Reading Boring?

Naomi S. Baron | Posted 05.18.2015 | Books
Naomi S. Baron

Today, many of us whip out our phones instead, though the principle of killing time is the same. If we only make it halfway through the travel piece on Corsica or a game of Candy Crush, we readily abandon ship, rarely feeling the need to resume where we left off.

National Reading Month: It's Time to Pay Attention

Kristi Yamaguchi | Posted 05.10.2015 | Parents
Kristi Yamaguchi

With National Reading Month now upon us, it's a terrific time for us adults to pay attention to some crucial statistics -- nearly half of our kindergartners start school unprepared, for example -- and take up a challenge to read to our young children for just 20 minutes a day.

Read With Your Child As Often As You Can

Sherri Wilson | Posted 05.03.2015 | Parents
Sherri Wilson

March is National Reading Month, and that's a great reason to spend some quality time with your child reading together. My children are grown now and live in other states, but we still share book tips and sometimes very lively discussions!

10 Ways to Engage Children and Families in Reading With the Power of Technology

Sherri Wilson | Posted 06.01.2014 | Parents
Sherri Wilson

Technology provides access to a wealth of books and information, and engaged families help motivate children to read and learn.