You’ve heard it all before: Read more. Educate with great books instead of schooling with textbooks. Use “living” books instead of “twaddle.” But WHY exactly is reading so important? And HOW do you educate with books that aren’t designed for teaching? This session explores these various questions and gives statistical evidence based upon nearly 30 years of personal experience, observation, and research, as well as practical applications for making authentic education through reading work in your home. Come learn how the right kind of reading may very well be the thing that has the single greatest impact over every area of your child’s academic development.