Good News! Reading to children advances brain development and school readiness research shows.
Reading to Your Children Builds Critical Skills, Nurtures Healthy Relationships
So much so that the American Academy of Pediatrics makes the case that reading is a key pathway to future success for children through a new policy statement in the journal Pediatrics. According to an online article published by the American Academy of Pediatrics News, "reading proficiency by third grade is the most significant predictor of high school graduation and career success." Research shows that parents reading to children gives numerous benefits including brain development, school readiness, and strengthened parent-child relationships.