Children should be frequently read to by adults (Why it's needed…
Children should be frequently read to by adults
Why it's needed
Promotes Healthy development
Problems that arise when a child isn't read to
large number of college freshman are taking remedial classes (costing tax payers to subsidize this learning)
"The single most important activity for building the knowledge required for eventual success in Reading is reading out loud to children"
US Department of Education report findings in 1985
"Seek learning..." Learning is acquired by reading
"By the age of 3, children born into low-income families heard roughly 30 million fewer words than their more affluent peers"
Benefits / Satisfy need
Shared experience with the adult
Promotes emotional health
Potential to combat negative influence from a low socioeconomical status.
Ben Carson Experince
Closes the word gap... Brain is able to develop differently. Problem solving skills
Results of making reading to children a priority
We would see kids being able to connect with others better
Increase ability to perform in school without needing teachers to entertain
Fewer High School drop outs would lead to better future employment for those individuals, and they would be less of a burden to society.
Read to children
Start early, continue reading to them throughout early childhood and beyond.
Read at a level that just beyond there own abilities