We know that one of the very best things any parent can do for their child’s development in reading is to read aloud to the child. Over the years, many parents and former students have told us stories of their experience reading and being read to. What these stories tell us is that reading aloud together is far more than just a support for reading development; it can be a vital and deeply cherished time in which parents and children explore the world together through books and conversation. Here are a few of the stories we have heard.
Click here to read the rest of the blog post by Donna Bryant Goertz, a regular contributor for MariaMontessori.com and the founder of Austin Montessori School in Austin, Texas.