Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Giving Children Access to Print Materials Improves Reading Performance

   Studies show that children's book lending and ownership programs have a  have positive behavioral, educational, and psychological outcomes.
   Access to print materials:
· Improves children's reading performance
· Proves instrumental in helping children learn the basics of reading
· Causes children to read more and for longer lengths of time
· Produces improved attitudes toward reading and learning among children.
   Borrow books from your library. Books and magazine subscriptions are good holiday and birthday presents.
...From Reading is Fundamental