Article: The Impact of reading for pleasure and empowerment "There is strong evidence that reading for pleasure can increase empathy, improve relationships with others, reduce the symptoms of depression and improve wellbeing throughout life, new research carried out for The Reading Agency has found. The report, conducted by BOP Consulting and funded by the Peter Sowerby Foundation, … Continue reading Article: The Impact of Reading for Pleasure and Empowerment
Website: Literacy Matters! "The Literacy Matters! portal is for teachers, librarians and researchers to use advocacy and research purposes on the importance of literacy and reading." The Literacy Matters! website was developed to support the literacy matters campaign for IFLA – Literacy and Reading section in support of the United Nations 2030 Agenda. It lists reports, … Continue reading Website: Literacy Matters!
Article: Why School Librarians Matter - What Years of Researh Tells Us "When schools have high-quality library programs and librarians who share their expertise with the entire school community, student achievement gets a boost." Written by Keith Curry Lance and Debra E. Rachel, the article Why School Librarians Matter: What Years of Research Tell Us, … Continue reading Article: Why school librarians matter-what years of research tell us
Article: School Libraries Matter - The Missing Piece in the Edcation Puzzle "For some time now, there has been rising concern about the steady decline in the performance of Australian students in international testing such as the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and the stagnation or decline in various aspects of our National Assessment … Continue reading Article: School Libraries Matter! The missing piece in the education puzzle