Jenna Gibson, Catherine Keaton, Trisha Li
Positive Effects of Reading Development
Some children at early stages can tend to view reading as homework, and generally create a sense of neglect towards learning through reading and writing. To others, it can be a fun and exciting activity that they look forward to and have been inspired by it as a child. Reading is said to be an inspirational way of growing, and doing it as early as possible helps build a child sooner rather than later, thus giving the child the fundamental aspects of strength early on. Prior to school, children who are used to the idea of reading come a long way when school starts because they were ahead of the crew. This affects the child in a personal matter that pertains to self and giving a sense of accomplishment and confidence right as they start off learning. There are other key components such as intellect. Generally, every child’s brain gives itself time and space to learn. But for a child that has already been reading, the brain has developed earlier and can have more room for more information in terms of learning later on, and this includes other classes such as math and social studies that all require the basics of reading. However, the benefits of reading to children come a long way, whether it is a teacher reading in a classroom setting or having a parent reading a bedtime story; reading to children impacts a social, intellectual, personal and spiritual growth that becomes a beneficial factor to a child’s development process.
When children is being read to, it is proven to be more beneficial because it affects their reading skill level at an early stage, which in turn affects the stages of development later on and can even affect children as adults. The idea of reading can be easily neglected among many children if they were not met with the skills as early as age one. However, though it is easily neglected, it is fundamentally necessary in terms of...