Reading aloud to older children — even up to age 14, who can comfortably read to themselves — has benefits both academic and emotional, according to researchers.
I wonder why 14 is the cut-off. For example, many people love poetry readings, and book clubs also sometimes have read-alouds. I think the longer, the better, but this article demonstrates a few more reasons why we should be reading to kids and adults alike.
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