Over the weekend, I joined a study group of teachers representing different schools in Phnom Penh and supporting children aged 2. 5 to 11 years old. Part of the discussion revolved around their concern about children not being interested in reading, or reading but not comprehending, and how these eventually lead to poor academic performance.
So how exactly do we get children to read, learn and succeed in school?
Here are some ways that have worked for me:
Jean Alingod-Guittap is a mother, educator and journalist. She loves working alongside local and multinational companies, I/NGOs, national and local governments, illustrators, publishers, and schools to support children. She has done so in the Philippines, Singapore and Cambodia.