Although I read a lot all year, when the weather gets colder and the days get shorter I find myself reading more. So I guess it makes sense that November is Family Literacy Month. It’s nice to curl up on the couch, wrapped in a warm blanket with a good book without feeling guilty about being inside.
Family literacy is about family members improving literacy skills with things they do together. It also incorporates various mediums. Technology may have changed the way we read, but it has also created more opportunity for engagement, entertainment, and education. One of the benefits of using technology is that it makes learning fun.
There are several ways parents can engage their children in reading, such as:
Reading offers a significant number of benefits to everyone. Just by reading to your child, you can boost his or her learning potential. Some of the specific advantages include:
Books have the power to benefit us all in a number of ways. Happy reading!