Love of reading comes after knowing how to read

Delaware News Journal
Reading ASSIST Institute applauds the Delaware Board of Education's Literacy Campaign and its focus on grade level reading proficiency for third-graders. Getting kids excited about reading encourages a lifelong love of reading. However, before kids can be excited about reading they need to know how to read. A struggling reader will not enjoy reading no matter how many fun activities are created. Teaching struggling readers to read is not a time issue. It is an expertise issue.

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"Once you learn to read, you will be forever free." — Frederick Douglass