Tag: reading

Good Readers Read More

A new study of more than 11,000 7-year-old twins...

Re-Gifted Reading

Stephen Krashen finds an easy way to help close the achievement gap in literacy and clean up clutter at the same time There is overwhelming evidence that those who live in poverty have little access...
Preteen boy and girl using laptop computers

Software Focus

In addition to the humble book, publishers have launched an array of reading programs designed to help readers of all types acquire the skills they need Here’s a selection of the most innovative Academy of READING The Academy...

Reading Literature Not Only a Pleasure

Research proves that a good book stimulates the brain Just in case anyone needs another reason to encourage the reading of literature, researchers at Stanford University have come up with more proof that it’s good...

Celebrate International Literacy Day

Literacy in a digital world Today, International Literacy Day (8 September)...

Mother Language Dictates Reading Strategy

Research Offers Insight to the Way ELLs Learn to Read

60% of Surfers Read Books Regularly

A 17-country report just released by global market analysts, GfK, shows that 30% of the international online population read books"every day or...

Nevada Imposes Literacy by Third Grade

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has signed the Read by Three Act (SB 391) designed to improve early literacy and student achievement. The law includes early identification and parental notification of reading deficiencies, intensive reading...

Hot Dudes Reading for a Good Cause

Bookworm-fetishists on Instagram have been enjoying the view on the page @hotdudesreading, and now thanks to a collaboration the non-profit First Book the men with “good looks and good books” are helping to raise...

Digital Literacy ‘as Important as Reading and Writing’ ?

“Becoming literate in how the technical world works is equivalent to reading, writing and maths. We need to look at this fourth literacy as mainstream,” argues Mark Surman, executive director of the Mozilla Foundation...
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