People receiving cancer treatment can struggle to read. An innovative form of bibliotherapy brought joy and solace, enabling patients to concentrate as listeners, rather than readers.
The tale lamenting the loss of a mythical British upper class is as sharp now as ever.
NAPLAN results alarmingly show almost one in three Australian children don’t meet the expected standard in Year 3.
Adania Shibli’s Minor Detail is a sparse but searing novel that shows how the horrors of the past continue to shape Palestinian life today
There is growing evidence suggesting difficulties with reading and mental health may be related in some children.
A report from the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission outlines government and school responsibilities for educating students with disabilities and calls for changes in reading instruction.
Low levels of literacy cost the US more than $2 trillion every year.
Despite their scarcity, science fiction books are highly sought after by elementary school students.
The court would laugh at rather than with the fool.
Online reading communities have been around for a while but none of them have captured the attention of readers, publishers and retailers quite like BookTok.
For many educators, structured literacy is a step in the right direction to improving New Zealand’s falling literacy rates. But educators need to remain adaptable as the science of reading evolves.
Readers with depression initially wanted the ‘instant gratification of being fixed’ from self-help books. That didn’t happen, but they did benefit from the right books at the right times.
This well-researched book brings to life the odd case of Sir Roger Tichborne and those around him.
You stayed up all night to make a Book Week costume – but now your child won’t wear it. In fact they don’t want to go at all. Here are some ideas to try.
Mysteries from China, short stories from the Balkans, a French-Morrocan autobiography and more.
School students can fall behind for many reasons. From missing school to learning difficulties and problems at home.
From new writing on art to books on how the world got to where is politically and environmentally.
Authors and publishers are worried about the threat of AI – and they’re fighting back. But there are still important ways human authors can’t be replaced with machines.
The effect of NZ’s abysmal literacy and numeracy rates can be seen in employment, health and justice outcomes. Education policy must address improving in these basic skills.
Any activity that you and your child enjoy can be educational, sometimes with just small tweaks.