Reading can build social/emotional skills too!

Did you know that reading stories with kids can help build social/emotional skills, in addition to vocabulary and literacy skills?
While reading a story, discuss the social and emotional themes in the story. What is the character feeling and why?
These conversations can help build emotional intelligence and social awareness, says an article in the Journal of Reserach for Child Education, which has contribution from UConn KIDS Researcher Beth Russell. Read the article by clicking here.