Posts Tagged ‘ literacy ’

Read More Comics in 2019

December 5, 2018
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Read More Comics in 2019

We spend a lot of time extolling the virtues of reading here on the CBLDF News Blog. Reading improves vocabulary, increases empathy, parents who read to children, even after the children can read on their own, are more likely to inspire their children to read for fun. Reading reduces stress, that alone should be the…

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Reading Comics in Public Day

August 28, 2018
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Reading Comics in Public Day

We’ve discussed many times on this blog how all reading is good reading. No one ever says they wish they read less. It reduces stress, increases vocabulary, improves memory, teaches empathy, and best of all – it is contagious. Parents who read to their children a lot, often inspire their children to read for fun.…

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Yes, Comic Books are “Real Reading”

August 22, 2018
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Yes, Comic Books are “Real Reading”

Lucas Maxwell posted a great (and friendly) reminder the other day, that even though comics are enjoying mainstream popularity on television and at the local multiplex, many parents and teachers still think reading graphic novels don’t really count as reading. They aren’t real books. As though Watchmen is easily equated with The Very Hungry Caterpillar…

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