The Surprising Benefits of Reading 20 Minutes a Day

Mystery Historical Fantasy Science Fiction Romance It doesn’t matter the genre reading 20 minutes a day impacts your life… If you read to your child 20 minutes a day starting in Kindergarten, they will have heard 1.8 million words per year. By 6th grade, your child will have read for 851 hours. In 1987 a study was conducted by Nagy and Herman. The results were astonishing. For the time commitment of just 20 minutes per day spent reading, students scored in the 90th percentile on standardized tests. However, there are tons more benefits of reading, and they go far beyond … Continue reading The Surprising Benefits of Reading 20 Minutes a Day