Reading aloud to your child brings joy, engagement and emotional connection, as well as optimal brain development. It opens up a world of adventure, curiosity and imagination. Through the language of stories your child will develop empathy, vocabulary and concepts.  “The evidence is so overwhelming that researchers consider it one of the most important indicators of a child’s prospects in ...

Although research suggests that print books are the best way to go when reading with young children (Klass, 2019), we recognize that access to print books may be limited during the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers out of the University of Michigan, reported that when reading print books there is increased conversation between parent and child, as well as increased connection that ...

The importance and power of reading at home can not be stressed enough. Reading opens doors, not only to new ideas, but to our future. Being a skilled reader and writer is to be skilled at literacy, which is the ability to understand, respond to, and use language to share information and interact with others. It is our tool for ...