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Reading is a complicated task and it can go wrong in many different ways.

Seven myths about dyslexia put to rest

Dyslexia is often poorly understood by the public, leading people to attribute a problem they have, like bad spelling, to dyslexia. Here are the most common misconceptions explained.
Family dinners can whet children’s appetites for reading. Family via www.shutterstock.com.

Dinnertime storytelling makes kids voracious readers

Family meals – with lively conversation, storytelling and discussions of books and the tales they contain – feed children's literacy skills.
The Wizard of Oz series was swept from US libraries in the 1930s and 1940s. Wikimedia

Sex and other reasons why we ban books for young people

When most people think of book censorship, they imagine political regimes and potentially book burning in Nazi Germany. What is little considered is that most books that have been challenged or banned are books for young people.
It’s important we learn to love books, not just learn to read them. from www.shutterstock.com.au

Reading teaching in schools can kill a love for books

Reading instruction in the classroom is a key concern for all teachers and there are many ways to go about it. However, is our determination for excellence in reading skills in our children killing their love and enjoyment of a good book?
In reading, we feel ourselves able to get up close and personal with a dead author. glassghost

What do we love when we love books by dead authors?

The reader who loves literature of the past seeks to forge intimate connections with those who are no longer alive. In reading, we feel ourselves able to get up close and personal with a dead author.
Reading for pleasure has proven benefits in other areas of academic and vocational life. Sophie/Flickr

How to get teenagers to read

Once children can read teachers and parents stop encouraging them to continue reading. But reading for pleasure is important, too.
When children are bombarded with outside noises, it becomes harder to hear in class – and to learn. From www.shutterstock.com

Dropping the volume around schools can improve learning

Chronic environmental noise, like cars zooming past or airplanes overhead, can make children struggle with reading comprehension and affect their memory.
Kids need to be interested in the book they’re reading, so it’s better if they choose it themselves. Flickr/Mike Mantin

Kids need to like what they’re reading to progress

Kids will be turned off reading if they have no interest in the material. Comics or picture books are fine as long as the child enjoys it.

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