Turn on the Subtitles
Turning on subtitles while children are watching TV can greatly improve their reading skills. A quick, simple, free way to make TV time, reading time. #turnonthesubtitles
Lockdown has been challenging for everyone in some way or another. For some, learning has been a real issue. One thing that has taken a real knock has been reading. But there is something really simple that everyone can do about it - turn on the subtitles on your TV. Your child/ren will be reading without even noticing they are doing it.
Click here to listen to Stephen Fry explaining why and how turning on the subtitles could help your child.
Turning on the subtitles while children are watching television can double the chances of a child becoming good at reading. It’s so brilliantly simple and can help children’s literacy so much that we want to shout it from the rooftops!
Turn on the Subtitles campaign - March 2021