Power of Reading

28th May 2010 at 01:00

Giving teachers contemporary children's books to read for themselves has helped them to narrow the gap between boys' and girls' achievements in literacy, research has found. The latest results from the Power of Reading project shows boys making better progress and emerging as more motivated readers. The initiative, run by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education in London, has involved 900 schools, 1,300 teachers and 35,000 children over the past five years.

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