From Words to Worlds: The Power of Reading and Nurturing the Bookworm Within
- 10 August 2023
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you will go.” – Dr. Seuss
Reading is always rewarding. It can make you a unique person, whether you are an orator, presenter, or creator. It can lead you to a world of imagination and a realm of opportunities. Reading is an exercise for the brain; it helps you to calm down your thoughts, opens doors to new knowledge, and improves your vocabulary and oratory skills.
Early reading encouragement leads to improved comprehension and cognitive skills in children. While learning to speak is innate, a newborn who is exposed to language on any given day will learn to speak and respond. While mastering reading requires instruction, researchers have proven that reading engages numerous parts of the brain, including visual processing, language comprehension, and responding.
In support of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Reading Panel stated that reading implies five fundamental components: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.
Here are some suggestions for improving and fostering a reading habit:
The approach that works is simple: provide your students with an array of genres initially, and then let them gradually discover their preferences. In conclusion, when you choose to read with an explicit interest, any book and any genre are always THE BEST.