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Using subtitles to encourage reading

Here at Lime Tree School we are always finding new ways to encourage reading and this tip couldn't be simpler!
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.  Listen to Stephen Fry talk about this brilliantly simple message.