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The Importance of Reading

Reading daily with your child builds brains, fostering early learning and creating connections in the brain that promote language, cognitive, and social and emotional development. At McDonnell we encourage reading daily in our classrooms, but reading with your child helps cultivate a lasting love of reading. Reading for pleasure can help prevent conditions such as stress, depression and dementia. (University of Liverpool). All students have access to MyOn, a virtual library, on their chromebooks. Just ask your child to show you and start building that love for reading!!