Thursday, 22 January 2009

Children reading less for pleasure

Children and young people are reading less and while they have superior skills using the written word in new technology, they have less conventional writing experience. A ChildWise survey found that last year 75% of children read books in their own time, which is down from 80% in 2007—86% in 2006. Read more in the Bookseller or the Guardian.

1 comment:

  1. I think you're hitting on an important point, that literacy is more encompassing that just reading words. Thanks for this info.

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