"Learning is Awesome!"
When I was tutoring young learners in reading, I asked each group of students, "Why do you think it's important for you to know how to read?". "It makes you smart" and "So I can read books" were the two most popular answers, in addition to, "I don't know". As cute as those answers are, we adults and parents understand that reading is fundamental to function in today's society.
It is important for our children to read because it develops their minds and enables them to discover new things. Reading develops their imagination and their creative side.
It also helps in developing a more positive ... More