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Paying Parents to Read to Their Children Boosts Literacy Skills

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Researchers have found a surprising way to help boost the skills of children with language impairment: Pay their parents to read to them.  A new study tested four techniques to get parents or other caregivers to complete a 15-week literacy intervention for their children with language impairment.  Only one of those techniques – paying parents 50 cents for each reading session – led to children showing significant gains in reading test scores, findings showed.  “We were somewhat stunned to find that paying parents had this strong effect. We didn’t anticipate this,” said Laura Justice, lead author of the study and professor of educational psychology at The Ohio State University.  The other three techniques tried in the study were offering positive feedback to the parents, offering encouragement, and modeling to parents how to read in a way that improved children’s literacy skills.  None of these three was helpful, and offering feedback actually had a slight…



by F Guzzardi

After working on creating an advertising agencySWMonika retires for to live in the world of painting.
In his Paris studioit sharpens his brushes alone, without master or study  in the distinctive designs what the hyperrealism . When it begins to master this techniqueshe discovers that her powers of observation has led naturally in furrows by the MastersVan EyckJacques Louis David, Henri Cadiou, Jacques Poirier, etc..
His discovery leads him further to hyperrealism, when "is emerges from the background to give form," as she says.
She met at the time an organizer of exhibitions that will push to participate in an event that will be held in Versailles during the exhibition of contemporary artistsFollowed by a second exposure to La Baulein the same frame.

SWMonika leaves Paris for  the Switzerland, where she worked on several series: walls, fences, utility objects, stuffed animals, always treated close-up.

She says find an attraction to this expressionby approaching closer.

In this time, SWMonika working on a series she calls "The winner gestureto translate the enormous ability to concentrate high-level athletesShe returned to Paris for two years and presents the series in the Secretariat of State for Youth and Sport.
Now based in the Cevennes, SWMonika persevere in the treatment of the subject (living or inanimate),  the close-up.


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