We have an obligation to read aloud to our children. To read them things they enjoy. To read to them stories we are already tired of. To do the voices, to make it interesting, and not to stop reading to them just because they learn to read to themselves. Use reading-aloud time as bonding time, as time when no phones are being checked, when the distractions of the world are put aside.
Monday, October 21, 2013
Neil Gaiman on the future of reading & libraries [Article]
Neil Gaiman's talk, [transcript here] is worth your time, if you care at all about nurturing the love of reading in the younger generation.