Julie Recommends

New Readers

Many parents express to me that reading with their children is comparable to war. Parents know full well the importance of reading and want their children to be beyond comfortable in this area. My theory is that children want to be perfect for their parents; when learning to read, the child feels that the amount of mistakes he or she makes equates to imperfection in their parents’ eyes. Therefore, I look for ways for children to take control of their own reading; Starfall offers this experience to children—approximately ages four to eight—and their parents.

Read Julie’s article about it here.