Oppong, Thomas. “The Reading Brain (Why Your Brain Needs You to Read Every Day).” Medium, Medium, 20 Feb. 2018, https://medium.com/@alltopstartups/the-reading-brain-why-your-brain-needs-you-to-read-every-day-f5307c50d979.
Organizational Tips for Students
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Mrs. T. Sessions, Media Specialist
Ms. S. Ellison, Paraprofessional
Hours: 8 am - 3:15 pm each school day
"The Reading Brain (Why Your Brain Needs You to Read Every Day)." by Thomas Oppong
Reading puts your brain to work.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to your body.
- Reading heightens brain connectivity - Our brains change and develop in some fascinating ways when we read.
- It enhances fluid reasoning - Research shows that reading not only helps with fluid intelligence, but with reading comprehension and emotional intelligence as well.
- Reading makes you emotionally intelligent - Fiction is a social experience. The reading process plays an important social function.
- It improves concentration - Reading not only improves your brain’s connectivity, it also increases attention spans, focus and concentration. If you struggle to focus, reading can improve your attention span.
Embrace the reading habit
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The SOAR Reading Challenge has started. Students read 15 minutes daily at school and are ask to read 15 minutes at home each day. Click HERE for additional information about the SOAR Reading Challenge.