Parents turn Canadian students into world-class readers – The Globe and Mail

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/parents-turn-canadian-students-into-world-class-readers/article6187697/

“…The study chooses Grade 4 as a transition point in students’ growth, when they’ve learned to read and now use reading to learn. And it distinguishes between types of reading – Canada and the United States do better at “literary reading,” which usually means novels and short stories, while students in Hong Kong and Taiwan excel at putting informational texts to use.”…

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