Parents and Reading

Betts, Emmett Albert
November 1957
Education;Nov1957, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p136
Academic Journal
The article offers advice for parents on how they should deal with their son having difficulties in reading. Boys are expected to be slower than girls in reading and they are more likely to be color blind. It is important not to force boys into the first grade until he is at least six years of age. Also, parents need to keep a record of their child's development including facts about his birth. Furthermore, it is essential to make sure that the child is visually ready for school. As parents, expect big differences in the ages at which children learn to read.


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