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How to raise a reader

Readers are made, not born. And the good news? The recipe is really pretty simple …

 
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TV v. Video Games

Quick! Your child is begging you for two hours of screen-time. Which do you allow: TV or video games? (Spoiler alert: the answer could impact his test scores down the track.)

 
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Reading is reading ... isn't it?

Whether it's digital text on a screen, or print in a book - literacy is literacy, right?

 
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Screen-time, learning and literacy: What every digital parent needs to know

Too much screen-time has eroded the academic performance of Aussie students over the past five years - and devices “pervasively penetrating the classroom” are among the key reasons why. 

 
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How children learn: A tale of three media

Once upon a time, when the internet was just a twinkle in the eye of the US Department of Defense and a tablet was something you took for a headache, prophetic Canadian critic Marshall McLuhan announced that “the medium is the message.”

 
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Is handwriting obsolete?

Six-year-old Patrick sees an occupational therapist every week. His challenge?  To learn how to hold a pencil.

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