Why Read the Book if you can Watch the Film?
Why read the book when you can watch the film?
I often ask children this question when they are preparing for school interviews. Everyone knows that it’s a good idea to have a book to speak about at interview or a favourite author at the ready. What was good about the book? How did the author draw you in? Was there anything you didn’t like? For those who enjoy English as a subject, I like to extend this question into the realms of debate. Why read the book when you can watch the film?
Documentary Brain Food
TV or Not TV? That is the question.
This week, Katie tells us how selective TV viewing can improve your child's general knowledge and help him or her get to the top of the class.
When screen time should be monitored carefully, it’s a good idea to have a ready made list of alternatives, particularly if your child has the tendency to choose something that you know is probably not a great choice. So, some ideas for you here: some documentaries that your junior school child should see!