Articles

The Joy of Reading Aloud to ‘M’
This is an account of the joy of reading to a semi-literate young women. It also covers the benefits of reading aloud to older children [... More]
South Africa’s reading crisis is a cognitive catastrophe
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. The author is John Aitchison, Professor Emeritus of Adult Education, University of KwaZulu-Natal. [... More]
The Consequences of Illiteracy
High illiteracy rates become a problem for everyone – the rich, middle class and poor. There are real consequences for everyone. [... More]
What are the PROS and CONS of reading to your child daily?
Today I want to focus on the pros and cons of reading to your child daily. [... More]
What is literacy?
What do we mean by literacy? Why are literacy rates a concern globally? [... More]
Arrive on time and be ready to learn.
Experienced teachers share things parents should do to set their kids up for success – Part 5 of 10. [... More]
Should we be strict about restricting screen time?
Experienced teachers share things parents should do to set their kids up for success – Part 4 of 10. [... More]
Join a public library in South Africa today.
Find out what you will need in order to join a public library. [... More]
Develop a culture of reading in your home.
Experienced teachers share things parents should do to set their kids up for success – Part 3 of 10. [... More]
Don’t badmouth your child’s teacher or school if you want your child to value education.
Experienced teachers share things parents should do to set their kids up for success – Part 2 of 10. [... More]