Carol Dweck on what to do when your child says, “I don’t like reading!”

Read between the lines, says Stanford psychologist and Mindset author Carol Dweck. Why? Because kids mean something very different when they object to reading.

Here’s how 4 other parenting experts say to respond…

 

Melissa Taylor
Don’t despair, says Book Love author Melissa Taylor. Instead, try these three secrets to get your reluctant reader hooked on books. Format: Video (1:58)
 


Bruce Feiler
The bestselling author of The Secret of Happy Families did his research and discovered the best way to respond. Format: Video (1:39)
 


Kelly Gallagher
Longtime educator and child reading expert Kelly Gallagher says that a parent should take into account a child’s age and use these techniques to make reading fun. Format: Article
 


Marva Collins
Famed educator Marva Collins shares her secret for getting even the most recalcitrant readers to succeed. Format: Article
 



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