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Learning to read is learning how to live


Recently there was a great opinion piece published on the ABC site about how reading can help children’s education to attain more than good results, but become well rounded people. Author Dr Kevin Donnelly stated, “Reading to children and fostering their love of literature do more than just improve test results. Literature also has a strong moral influence and can teach children to better understand and relate to others.”

Read the original article at the ABC site.

Do you agree with him? There is also a great discussion in the comments section of the article.