According to many of the experts interviewed, parents often think the nation’s educational system is responsible for this aspect of child development. However, according to a recent report by the U.S. Department of Education, “elementary school teachers do not even meet children until well after key periods have passed for cognitive and language development.”
According to Kozlowski, “We know we’re our kids’ first teacher. This is intuitive when it comes to encouraging our children to share and wash behind their ears, but this also extends to helping our children love reading, the first step on their lifelong road of learning.”
The guide details advice on ways to make reading a habit, how to overcome parental excuses and proven techniques to add a bit of excitement to a child’s reading time. Best of all, it’s available free on her website – www.TheWayForMoms.com.
Linda Kastiel Kozlowski is a freelance writer, specializing in writing that helps people realize their passion and corporations achieve their goals. More on Kozlowski can be found at www.KastielKozlowski.com.