Look at this international reading interest infographic!

I recently ran across this fascinating analysis of reading habits across the globe (as of 2021)! Compiled by Global English Editing, it is a stunner design-wise.  So much information on one page!  https://geediting.com/world-reading-habits-in-2021-infographic/ What we can immediately discern from the infographic is that literacy is a complex subject! There are so many factors to consider: … Continued

Who Can Prove “Reading for Fun” is Best?

Literacy professionals know it’s true.  Budding readers know it’s true.  Policy makers probably know it’s true (but try to ignore it for some reason). Now you will know, too!  Reading is best, and does the most good, when it is nothing but fun – downright pleasure.  Don’t just take my word for it – stand … Continued

Reading Is Fun! Says Who?

Literacy professionals – librarians, reading specialists, teachers – know that reading should be seen as nothing but fun, instinctively and intrinsically!  Who else out there knows? Well, here is a start.  Be sure to access these support groups as you lead reading programs in YOUR community. National Children’s Book Reading Alliance – That’s us!  Our … Continued