Thursday, January 9, 2014

Bookey: Let children’s interests pave way to reading

For Huffington Post, Jordan Lloyd Bookey has distilled her experiences and observations as parent and educator into five rules to read by so that she does not, as she says, “kill” her children’s love of reading.

It’s worthwhile reading for the parent, educator or librarian.

Two rules involve letting the child’s own interests pave the way to reading while another emphasizes making sure the child sees you reading yourself. “What are you doing,” Bookey asks, “to inspire a love of reading in your home?”

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