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KCI READS!. Calling all parents . . . we need your support. S. Danic K.C.I. How much time did you spend shooting hoops before you got good?. How’d you learn to do this?. You had to start somewhere!. How do you get good at reading?. You have to read!.

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kci reads
KCI READS!

Calling all parents . . . we need your support.

S. Danic K.C.I.

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In a study involving a sustained silent reading program, the “students gained an average of 3.9 year levels on their reading achievement test scores during the one year program.” (Cullinan, 2000)

readers are better writers macdonell 2004
“Readers are better writers.”(MacDonell, 2004)

“Readers are better at mathematics and science.”

(OECD PISA Study, School Libraries and Student Achievement in Ontario, 2007)

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Reading skills are also valued by employers.

90 percent of employers rated “reading comprehension” as “very important” for workers.

(nytimes.com/2008/07/27)

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Show me the money!

Statistics show that those who score higher on reading tests tend to earn higher incomes.

(nytimes.com/2008/07/27)

how can you encourage your teenager to read
How can you encourage your teenager to read?
  • Model reading – read for enjoyment.
  • Support MSIP.
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View pleasure reading as a value in itself. Almost anything your teens read--including the Sunday comics--helps build reading skills.
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References

Brockenbrough, Martha. What Effect Reading has on the Brain. Parent Resources. Encarta.Retrieved on Oct. 14 2008. http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/departments/elementary/?article=whateffectreadinghasonourminds

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Cullinan, Bernice E. (2000). Independent reading and school achievement. School Library Media Research, 3, Retrieved Oct. 15, 2007http://www.ala.org/aasl/SLMR/vol3/independent/independent.html

Cunningham, Anne (2008). What Reading does for the Mind.American Educator. Spring 1998. Retrieved on Oct. 14 2008 http://www.childrenofthecode.org/interviews/cunningham.htm

MacDonell, Colleen. (2004). Making the case for pleasure reading. Teacher Librarian, 31(4): 30-33. Retrieved Oct. 15, 2007

http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tfh&an=13050673

Haycock, Ken. (2005). Reading for pleasure. Teacher Librarian, 32(3): 34.

Retrieved Oct. 20, 2007

http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tfh&an=16251580

Krashen, Stephen. (2002). What do we know about libraries and reading achievement? Book Report, 20(4): 38.

Retrieved Oct. 20, 2007

http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tfh&an=6747614

McKenzie, Jamie. (2005). Power reading and the school library. From Now On: The Educational Technology Journal. Retrieved Oct. 20, 2007 from http://www.fno.org/sum05/powerread.html

All image references are listed on the page they appear. Retrieved Oct. 27 2007.