The Conversation, 13 Feb 2019. Children still benefit from being read to after they’ve learned to read by themselves. Read the article here
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notjustcute.com 13 June 2017. – At the crux of literacy is the ability to convey and receive meaning through words, and that process begins with the spoken word. Read the article here
Research in the early 1990s showed that, by the age of 3, children born into low-income families heard roughly 30 million fewer words than their more affluent peers. Research since then has revealed that the “word gap” factors into a compounding achievement gap between the poor and the better-off in school and life. New research […]
Research by psychologists at Stanford University reveals that two year-old children of lower-income families may already be 6 months behind in language development. By age five, children of lower socio-economic status score more than 2 years behind on standardised language development tests by the time they enter school.