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posted on 21 Aug 2018

Paying parents to read to their children boosts literacy skills

Researchers in the USA have found a surprising way to help boost the skills of children with language impairment: Pay their parents to read to them.

The new study tested four techniques to get parents or other caregivers to complete a 15-week literacy intervention for their children with language impairment.

Only one of those techniques – paying parents 50 cents for each reading session – led to children showing significant gains in reading test scores, findings showed.

Read the full article about the research on this link to UK Ed Chat