Please see the English page and Phonics page for further information about Learning to Read and how we teach children to read at Eastcroft Park.
Make TV Time Reading Time!
Turning on the subtitles while children are watching television can double the chances of them becoming good at reading. Yes really.
Wonderfully simple isn’t it? 10 seconds of effort for parents, a lifetime’s impact for their children. All backed up by decades of scientific research*
Turning on subtitles while children are watching TV can greatly improve their reading skills. A quick, simple, free way to make TV time, reading time. #turnonthesubtitles
*Based on an academic study of 2,350 children, 34% became good readers with schooling alone. But when exposed to 30 minutes a week of subtitled film songs, that proportion more than doubled to 70%. There are lots of studies about the benefits of subtitles. This is just one!
Click on the link below to go to the webpage to find out more.