Survey Says: Reading for Pleasure Is a Very Good Thing

reading Reading for pleasure puts children ahead in the classroom, according to a study conducted by the Institute of Education (IOE) in the United Kingdom.

 “The IOE study, which is believed to be the first to examine the effect of reading for pleasure on cognitive development over time, found that children who read for pleasure made more progress in maths, vocabulary and spelling between the ages of 10 and 16 than those who rarely read.”

 A very good thing, indeed.

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