RAR #173: What Happens in Your Child’s Brain when You Read Aloud

02.23.2021 - By Read-Aloud Revival ®

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Ready to dive into a little brain science? Today, we’re discovering what happens in your child’s brain when you read aloud.

This is probably not a surprise, but… A LOT is happening.

Dr. John Hutton of the Reading and Literacy Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital is joining me to break this down. I love how he puts it in the beginning of this episode: that scientists are using fancy methods to verify what we already know – that reading aloud is good for our kids.

Want to know what happens in your child’s brain when you read aloud? You’re in the right place.

IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR:

* how the brain actually reads* the immense value of dialogic reading (don’t worry – you’re already doing this!)* how reading aloud “primes” the brain for reading independently

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