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Juvenile Literature: Reading Aloud

Why we should all be reading aloud to children | Rebecca Bellingham (9:29)

Why should we keep reading aloud to kids even when they can already "read on their own?" This talk demonstrates the magic of read aloud and reminds us all why reading aloud is so essential- at school and at home. This talk is for parents and teachers who want to teach comprehension and connect with kids in powerful ways.

John Lithgow on Reading Aloud to Children (1:45)

Actor and author John Lithgow talks from his own experience about why reading aloud to children is important.

The Read-Aloud Handbook - Jim Trelease (57:26)

Jim Trelease, author of the Read Aloud Handbook, gives a presentation at the Highland Community Center in St. Paul, Mn. He talks about his book and the amazing difference that reading to your children can make in their education.

Why we all need to start reading aloud to our kids | Keisha Siriboe (11:13)

In this talk, researcher Keisha Siriboe shares insightful learning behaviors that parents, educators, and concerned adults can apply within their lives as well as in the lives of children. Drawing from global education policy trends and her own research, she advocates for more parent-child reading aloud to promote parent-child bonding as well as effective literacy development. Keisha Siriboe is a researcher focusing on early childhood literacy, parent education, access and equity issues within Hong Kong.


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