Raising Passionate Readers
5 Easy Steps to Success in School and LifeBook - 2014
A practical parent-friendly handbook filled with easy-to-do, effective, science-based tips and strategies that can be used in the course of normal everyday routines to boost language skills and instill an enduring love of reading in infants, toddlers, and new readers. Based on cutting-edge scientific research combined with insights author Nancy Newman gained as a teacher and a parent, Raising Passionate Readers sheds light on important underlying ideas and explains how to have fun with children in ways that enhance their ability to listen, talk, read, and write. Newman's upbeat approach, wise advice, and pragmatic suggestions can be adapted to a wide range of personalities, schedules, and settings. LEARN * Why raising enthusiastic readers is easier than most people realize * Which popular myths about time, technology, and teachers to ignore * How infant/toddler communication skills affect IQ and emotional growth * When early matters (and doesn't matter) in the reading process * Which "secrets" turn new, struggling, and reluctant readers into avid readers * How to help all children get the most out of technology Raising Passionate Readers will inform, inspire and empower parents, grandparents, educators, librarians, learning specialists, pediatricians, and anyone else interested in helping children become lifelong readers.
Publisher: New York :, Tribeca View Press,, 2014
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
Branch Call Number: 372.4 N466r
Characteristics: 221 pages ; 23 cm