Is your child resisting reading at every turn? Don’t despair, says Melissa Taylor, author of Book Love. While hating to read is a common cri de coeur for fledgling readers, they can be transformed into lifelong bibliophiles by taking these simple steps.
Here’s how 4 other parenting experts say to respond…
Don’t force it, advises education consultant Jane Bluestein. If a child resists reading, there are plenty of ways to lure him in. Format: Article
Read between the lines, says Stanford psychologist and Mindset author Carol Dweck. Why? Because kids mean something very different when they object to reading. Format: Video (1:06)
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
Famed educator Marva Collins shares her secret for getting even the most recalcitrant readers to succeed. Format: Article