Written by Robin Smith, Excellence Baby Academy

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Brighter Choice Principal Fabayo McIntosh emphasizes the importance of reading by having a fifth grade student conduct a read aloud at the launch of the District 16 Tiny Tots Early Learning Center at her school.

Fatherly is a parenting resource which was started for men who want to be great fathers and who, according to the publication, understand that embracing what they have become does not mean giving up who they are.

Fatherly provides great tips on how dads, and moms, can step up their “Love of Reading” game in the article  “5 Steps to Raising Kids Who Like Books More Than Screens.” Interestingly, Fatherly posts this piece in the  “Parenting and Relationship” section of their publication.

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District 16 Superintendent Amon looks on proudly as the children and parents enjoy story time.

This is a subtle, but critical aspect to note because reading with children not only builds language and literacy skills, but also fosters relationships which help children focus their attention, build working memory, and manage reactions to stimulating experiences, all of which will help them succeed in school and in life.

For these tips, please read https://www.fatherly.com/p…/how-to-get-kids-to-love-reading/.

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