ARTICLES RELATING TO READING

Suzelle DIY tells us how to be a Story Bosso

2016-09-20 14:15

The Nal’ibali’s Story Bosso talent search is underway! Here's how your kids can enter this fantastic opportunity to become a published author.

If you can't read, you can't do maths - Angie Motshekga

2016-07-22 19:05

South Africa can only address its technical skills shortage and fill the skills gap in theeconomy if more learners take up mathematics as a school subject.

Holiday reads

2015-12-22 08:00

Most of us like to use the December holidays to catch up on our reading. finweek makes a few recommendations.

Genius 19-month-old can read!

2015-11-23 11:17

Have you ever seen a baby reading at 19 months? This little boy does it over and over again.

Snuggle up with Dr Seuss

2015-05-07 11:45

Why children (and parents) adore the worlds created by Dr Seuss.

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg starts reading project

2015-01-05 10:00

The social media giant’s founder and CEO announced on his Facebook page that he plans to read a book every other week in 2015.

Is ‘teen lit’ a waste of time?

2014-11-07 12:21

Janine Dunlop considers the ‘not-all-reading-is-good-reading’ argument.

Top 10 books every child should own

2014-07-04 13:19

A pre-school teacher shares her top 10 books for getting your children to love reading.

Challenging the mind keeps seniors sharp

2014-06-24 13:29

People with greater amounts of cognitive activity in middle and later life started experiencing memory and thinking problems much later.

Fitter kids have better processing skills

2014-06-09 14:36

Researchers found that fitter kids have faster and stronger brain responses during reading, resulting in better reading performance and language comprehension.

 
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How stories change your child's brain

2016-05-25 14:58

Telling stories is the first step to literacy development.

Let’s Read apps a boon for SA’s pupils

2015-12-05 10:15

At a time in which ever more publishers are going digital, the next best thing to happen to African literature is here.

How to fix SA's alarmingly low reading rates

2015-06-24 21:15

Teachers who are competent to teach reading are essential to achieve the national goals for reading literacy, according to an academic.

Does my child read too much?

2015-02-12 12:55

Cath Jenkin has the best problem a parent could ask for - her child loves to read.

Structured play in kindergarten may improve grades

2014-11-20 14:13

A study found that structured play among kindergarteners leads to improved reading, vocabulary and math scores that persist into first grade.

Active lifestyle may boost school performance

2014-09-12 14:29

According to a Finnish study children might do better in school if they're more physically active.

Paediatricians urge parents to read aloud to kids

2014-06-25 15:09

Story time routines benefit even the youngest children, helping them to build vocabulary and communication skills critical to later success in school.

'Spot' author dies at 86

2014-06-11 09:23

Eric Hill, popular book author, illustrator and inventor of ‘lift-the-flap’ concept, dies at 86.

Classics your kids can still enjoy

2014-06-06 12:02

Here are some classic books that a childhood wouldn't be complete without.

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