Posts Tagged ‘Reading’

Parents reading to children helps the most vulnerable

Monday, July 11th, 2022

A new study has found that parents who read to their children at least once a day from 9 months of age improved their child’s developmental outcomes. The measure was associated with ‘higher language ability, cognition and social-emotional competence’ once the child reached its first birthday. The study, which drew on data from the highly Read more

Catholic School principal spends day on the roof

Thursday, November 12th, 2020

Carley Dunphey principal at St. Patrick School in Brighton, Michigan worked on the school’s roof after students surpassed 100,000 minutes of reading over two weeks during a read-a-thon. “I put a challenge out there to our students that if they reached 100,000 minutes reading as a combined total for our whole school, that I would Read more

The death of reading is threatening the soul

Thursday, July 27th, 2017
death of reading

I am going through a personal crisis. I used to love reading. I am writing this blog in my office, surrounded by 27 tall bookcases laden with 5,000 books. Over the years I have read them, marked them up, and recorded the annotations in a computer database for potential references in my writing. To a Read more