Again and again and again...

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Have you ever wondered why your child insists on reading the same book over and over again? When mine were littles I knew Goodnight Moon by heart. I got off lucky. My mom recalls reading a Richard Scary book to my brother, which was essentially pages of words without a story. Again and again and again….

This article explains how repetition is necessary to children’s encoding and consolidating of vocabulary, sounds, and even the cadence and patterns of speech.

Anne Smith