This blog illustrates the importance of storytime. It gives ideas to help keep children's attention and to enhance literacy skills. If you are new to reading stories or need a little motivation, this article is for you.
As teachers we can tell which children are being immersed in literacy at home. We need to encourage the parents to read to their children. This video simply explains why and how to have a routine for reading each day with your child.
An entertaining video of BJ Novak reading his book with no pictures. You can see how he engages the children without the use of pictures. As children enjoy listening to stories they will want to hear more and more.
It can be very distracting when reading a story to a class and there are children who cannot sit still and listen. Do you stop in the middle of the story to regain their focus? Maybe they are listening? Here are some ideas about sitting still during story time.
Modeling reading, developing connections in all areas of the curriculum, Strengthen cognitive ability are all being developed when children are immersed in literacy. Children will learn more than just their favorite stories when being read to .