Ireland Reads is a new campaign to get the whole country reading this month in the lead up to a national day of reading on Thursday, February 25th.
The campaign is asking everyone to ‘squeeze in a read’ on Ireland Reads Day, Thursday, February 25th. A new website www.irelandreads.ie has been set up where people can pledge to read on the day and see how much time has been pledged by the Irish public so far.
Boyne Community School will be using Sora our Digital library to ‘squeeze in a read” on Thursday, February 25th.
Benefits of reading:
Reading exercises our brain. .
Reading improves concentration. .
Reading teaches us about the world around us.
Reading improves vocabulary and language skills. .
Reading develops our imagination. .
Reading helps a person to develop empathy.
Reading is a fun.