Whether you teach reading on a classroom, or whether you are a parent encouraging your child to read, educational research has a message for you. We have a national reading crisis.
What are the insights?
Literacy is built on wide and extensive reading. The more one reads, the more fluent one becomes. For parents of young children, reading aloud to one's child every day builds fluency. As a matter of fact, teens also love it when teachers read aloud to them.